Matthew Kerkhoff's picture

Last week was relatively light in terms of economic data. We learned that home prices are still rising at a modest pace of 5.4%, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and we saw a minor tick upward in the pace of...

Marc Chandler's picture

The US corporate earnings season is almost half over. Fears that the US S&P 500 would report the first decline in income since 2009 have eased. One of the key reasons is that operating margins appear to have improved more...

FS Staff's picture

US markets are expensive and well into bubble territory, says well-known technician Robin Griffiths. Though before a likely crash sometime around 2016-2017, he sees another breakout run in the second half of this year...

Jeffrey D Saut's picture

Spring has definitely sprung here in Florida as pollen is in the air and raindrops fall on my tin roof with the sound of golf balls. “Tra la! It's May! The lusty month of May! That lovely month when ev'ryone goes blissfully astray...

Robert Rapier's picture

Last week the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its Annual Energy Outlook 2015(AEO2015). The report presents updated projections for U.S. energy markets through 2040 based on six cases...

FS Staff's picture

This month a number of commentators grew quite alarmed by disturbing data coming from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) showing that the US economy may be facing a credit crunch as businesses find it very hard to get loans...

Tom McClellan's picture

We focus a lot on the Advance-Decline (A-D) data, which is the basis for the McClellan Oscillator and Summation Index plus other indicators. But we also like to watch what the Up Volume (UV) and Down Volume (DV) numbers are doing.

Sheraz Mian's picture

Stocks appear on track to start today’s session on a positive note and continue the favorable momentum from the last couple of sessions that pushed the Nasdaq into record territory, with the other indexes...

BCA Research's picture

I have very bad news about oil prices. In the foreseeable future, their most likely trajectory is… volatile. That is right, bullish and bearish oil price narratives will be proven to be unsatisfactory and overly simplistic. The best bet would be to invest in volatility plays.

Global Risk Insights's picture

The dissolution of the Soviet Union led to a rapid influx of Jewish immigration, with no fewer than 1.6 million immigrants settling in Israel. Many had been trained in engineering and the sciences, thereby laying a foundation for technological innovation.

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