European equities have experienced significant volatility since May. In the past, such a wide divergence between the EU and US economy has set the stage for improvement, suggests global investing specialist Yiannis Mostrous in Capitalist Times.
There is no shortage of alarmist headlines in the major media outlets when the stock market gets volatile. And one focus of headlines has been the Russell 2000 “death cross,” notes Tyler Laundon in 100% Letter.
Greg Michalowski of ForexLive.com uses charts to illustrate how the major currency pairs and crosses are trading off their extremes and he examines the current trading range versus the average trading range over the last 22 days.
Option trader Michael Thomsett of ThomsettOptions.com lays out the differences between the American and European styles of option exercise—as well as exotic options—and the crucial thing all option traders need to remember before they enter a trade.
The United Kingdom-based company has a wide economic moat rating that stems from its expansive global distribution platform and portfolio of essential products, explains Josh Peters, editor of Morningstar Dividend Investor.
Our latest featured recommendation is one of the largest US-based oil and natural gas explorers and producers. Its production mix is 72% gas and 28% oil, explains Pat McKeough of TSI Network.
In this article, James Hyerczyk at FXEmpire.com addresses how recent geopolitical events in Ukraine and concern over global growth had an effect on the global markets and suggests a plan of action as traders await Friday's US Non-Farm Payrolls report.
By taking a bottom up approach, Austin Galt at TheVoodooAnalyst.com uses technical analysis to study the daily, monthly, and yearly Dow charts, and he shares his outlook for the looming—what he calls—“No Mercy Cycle.”
Given the persistent drop in the Russell 2000 index and the fact that the S&P 500 dropped for three straight days before today, MoneyShow’s Jim Jubak thinks that—although the resilience of the US stock market has been amazing—the trend could still use some help.
iSectors uses computer algorithms to develop ETF-based asset allocation models to enhance the returns expected from traditional strategies based on modern portfolio theory. CEO Vern Sumnicht discusses the firm's strategy and highlights the model's latest ETF allocations.
The sharp drop in the biotech stocks last spring caught many by surprise and MoneyShow's Tom Aspray's monthly analysis of three biotech giants can help investors understand what to expect in the last quarter of the year.
With low yields, there's little incentive for investors to buy many of the US REITs; in contrast, Canadian REITs offer high yields to patient investors, explains Roger Conrad in Conrad's Utility Investor.
Tyler Yell of DailyFX.com outlines the three cardinal rules of Elliott Wave Theory and—using a currency pair as an example—how to place stops and when to enter the trade.
Andrew Giovinazzi of OptionPit.com discusses how stocks have been more edgy lately as intraday volatility picks up and examines whether or not he feels the volatility is justified and how options traders should act following the release of the NFP numbers on Friday.
With lessons learned during the Great Depression, Thomas Rowe Price, Jr. founded an investment firm focused on well-managed companies whose earnings and dividends were expected to grow faster than inflation and the overall economy, explains Ingrid Hendershot, money manager and editor of Hendershot Investments.
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John Dobosz, of Forbes, explains the factors of this options strategy and offers several current plays in the healthcare and biotech sectors.
Given the current technical outlook for the markets, based on the Elliott Wave analysis, Steven Hochberg shares some thoughts about what investors should be considering now.
The recent Alibaba IPO has been the buzz word of the past week, but in examining who really got shares, MoneyShow's Jim Jubak has drawn some interesting implications.
A lot of investors avoid options because they think options are complicated and very risky, but that doesn't have to be the case says veteran money manager Jon Markman.
Harry Domash lays out how to look at operating cash flow to evaluate which companies have plenty of money to cover their dividends and which do not.
The recent stock market action suggests that investors are nervous and MoneyShow's Jim Jubak shares his analysis of what may be happening.
MoneyShows's Jim Jubak explains why the markets are historically difficult until the start of earnings season in October when he'll be focused on the dollar's impact on earnings.
Jeff Miller explains why he feels technology and computer power have outstripped our ability to interpret information and what to do about it.
As some central banks still stimulate their economies, the Fed is on a different course, which MoneyShow's Jim Jubak thinks may have an impact on the currency markets.