RBC CAPITAL MARKETS Employment And Tapering We were of the mind that tapering had virtually no chance of launching in December and following the November payroll number that narrative remains unchanged. The best you can say about this report is that it is another step in the direction toward tapering. But it will not usher […]
Van Eck Hotline on Money and the Economy For: Monday, December 9, 2013 (800) 219-1333. VetHotline@aol.com. www.vanecktillman.com For a while now, I have been calling for the U.S. economy to perform better than expected – and thus put pressure on the Federal Reserve to kick off QE tapering. If you think back to a few […]
Stocks Push Higher, But Bubble Fears Are Unwarranted By: Russ Koesterich, Managing Director Stocks edge Higher, With the Nasdaq breaching 4,000 For the eighth consecutive week, stocks posted gains despite continued mixed economic data. In recent weeks, we’ve been noting that the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 Index have been regularly notching […]
LANGE FINANCIAL SERVICES MARKET AND TRADING BRIEFING. SUNDAY DECEMBER 1, 2013 6:00PM Predictions of a correction are widespread including bullish and bearish contingents. Bubbles are a concern of many, especially by those who missed the rally or were wrong in their predictions. Yes there are some excesses but not enough to derail the market at […]
Click on the link highlighted below. Listen to a quick five minute commentary on Janet Yellens outlook for the FED. Additionally, the economist debunks Ms Yellens comments that QE has had a positive impact on the economy. The economist makes the point the all the dollars with which the FED has flooded the system have […]
Bob Olstein, founder of The Olstein Funds, and long time friend and associate of Fred Lange on CNBC this morning. Mr. Olstein’s funds have produced what we believe to be stellar performances for this year as well as in the years past.
Closing Summary: Stocks End on Highs Despite Early Weakness [16:12 ET] The major averages settled on their best levels of the session despite showing some early weakness. The S&P 500 rose 0.4% while the Nasdaq outperformed with an advance of 0.7%. Stocks began the session in the red as cautious action in Europe contributed to […]
Closing Market Summary: Stocks End Mixed Week on Upbeat Note 11/8/2013 4:19:26 PM ET Equities climbed throughout the session despite showing early signs of a potential continuation to yesterday’s weakness. The S&P 500 advanced 1.3% while the Nasdaq and Russell 2000 outperformed with respective gains of 1.6% and 1.9%. Before today’s opening bell, it was […]
November 6, 2013 8:50 am Tumbling US oil price transforms trading By Ajay Makan in London Call it a taste of things to come. As the benchmark US oil price has slumped over the past month, so has the cost of crude in the Gulf of Mexico, one of the largest refining hubs in the […]
Lange Financial Services Market And Trading Update For October 20, 2013. Favored Stocks List Updated.
Lange Financial Services Market Update: October 20, 2013 6:00PM In the post month, we have aggressively and repeatedly recommended the purchase of quality growth stocks regardless of all the negative and conservative views toward September and the government shutdown. We have frequently posted comments via our Twitter page @fredwlange. Many selections especially, E&P[drillers} and biotech […]
Van Eck Hotline on Money and the Economy For: Monday, October 14, 2013 (800) 219-1333. VetHotline@aol.com. www.vanecktillman.com The drumbeats of doom and rhetoric continue to come out of Washington and other centers of political and financial power. The Federal government is now in the 14th day of the partial shutdown. The debt ceiling will be […]
Van Eck Hotline on Money and the Economy For: Wednesday, October 2, 2013 (800) 219-1333. VetHotline@aol.com. www.vanecktillman.com The rollercoaster ride continues on Wall Street. Yesterday, during the hours immediately following the partial shutdown of the Federal government, the inmates were in charge of the asylum. The stock market rallied in the face of the shutdown. […]
Blackstone is pleased to offer the following Market Commentary by Byron Wien which shares his thinking on global economic developments, market insights and other factors that may influence investment opportunities and strategies. Learn more about Byron. The Wall of Worry Becomes an Easy Climb October 2013 We all had plenty to brood about over the […]
Facebook has been on our Favored Stocks list for the past several weeks. This segment today on CNBC further supports our choice as one of our favored companies. We would continue to accumulate shares on weakness.
The outstanding victory of Angela Merkel in the German election keeps European markets in a wait and see mode and this could last a bit. It is seen positively that Europe´s biggest economy is staying in the hands of a predictable and strong leader with economy friendly politcs, but on the other hand it could […]