Byron Wien Announces Predictions for Ten Surprises for 2014 New York, NY, January 6, 2014. Byron R. Wien, Vice Chairman, Blackstone Advisory Partners, today issued his list of Surprises for 2014. This is the 29th year Byron has given his views on a number of economic, financial market and political surprises for the coming year. […]
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Van Eck Hotline on Money and the Economy For: Monday, December 30, 2013 (800) 219-1333. VetHotline@aol.com. www.vanecktillman.com After a volatile year for the markets and the economy, things are winding down quietly this week. The bulls defied the odds – taking stocks to new all-time highs, despite some disappointing action in corporate earnings and anemic […]
Closing Market Summary: Stocks End Strong Week on Upbeat Note The major averages capped a solid week with a broad advance. The S&P 500 added 0.5%, extending its weekly gain to 2.7%. Equities spent the entire session in a steady climb after the final reading of third quarter GDP sparked a broad-based rally. The report […]
The Economic Recovery Of 2013. Where Is The Employment Recovery? Great Synopsis And Statistics. A Good Read.
“The Economic Recovery Of 2013″ By: Zero Hedge | Monday, December 9, 2013 at 08:54 pm EST On Friday, it was announced that the unemployment rate had fallen to “7 percent”, and the mainstream media responded with a mix of euphoria and jubilation. For example, one USA Today article declared that “with today’s jobs report, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Does a Troubled President Equal a Troubled Market? August 22, 2013 Quote number 1. â€œThe National Security Agencyâ€”which possesses only limited legal authority to spy on U.S. citizensâ€”has built a surveillance network that covers more Americansâ€™ Internet communications than officials have publicly disclosed, current and former officials say. The system has the capacity to reach […]
Van Eck Hotline on Money and the Economy For: Monday, August 12, 2013 (800) 219-1333. VetHotline@aol.com. www.vanecktillman.com Looking at the trading action in most of the markets today, it is obvious that the financial community is desperate to believe that the Federal Reserve will delay the decision to taper asset purchases. Last week, a number […]
Bob Olstein, Head Of The Olstein Funds On CNBC Today. Impressive Performance For This Fund Founder/ Manager.
Bob Olstein is the founder of The Olstein Funds. He has a great performance record with his All Cap Value Fund finishing 2012 with a gain of 16.42% and folllowing it up in 2013 with stellar performance as well. http://www.olsteinfunds.com/
LANGE FINANCIAL SERVICES MARKET COMMENT. July 28, 2013 6:00 PM During the past two weeks the market essentially paused after recovering into July from the almost 1000 point June decline. The late 160 point rally from the lows Friday brought the indexes back to their all time highs. Again, the market forecasters are out in […]