Michael Pettis's picture

What can they possibly be thinking? This is not the sort of thing I normally write about, but I have to say that if I had any say in the matter I would most strenuously oppose removing or ‘diminishing” Alexander...

Matthew Kerkhoff's picture

Every business cycle and market cycle is different, but avid market watchers understand a few basic premises that generally keep them on the right side of the market. We can apply these to the current environment.

Patrick O'Hare's picture

Interest rates moving up are either a good thing for the equity market (generally speaking) or a bad thing for the equity market (generally speaking). The distinction revolves around why interest rates are going up and...

John Mauldin's picture

I am not sure if my heart was ever that much of an open book, but I like to think I’m still relatively young. Nevertheless, I must admit that sometimes I want to “give in and cry.” This is especially so when I look at...

Global Risk Insights's picture

According to new data from the European Central Bank, and contrary to popular belief, weaker currencies do not boost exports, as many firms cannot react in time to take advantage of currency fluctuations.

FS Staff's picture

Noted market technician Tom McClellan believes stocks will put in a major peak this August. Here are his comments and charts for why he's making this prediction, which are to air this Saturday on the show.

Bill Witherell's picture

When both sides engage in brinkmanship in a power contest and find themselves at last genuinely at the brink, the chances for an "accident" which neither side wants have rise substantially. That is where Greece and its creditors...

Monty Guild's picture

So far this year, the biotech sector is once again outperforming the broad market. The equally-weighted SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (NYSE: XBI) is up more than the S&P 500 as of this writing. If the year closes in...

Sheraz Mian's picture

Headlines about the sharp sell-off in Chinese stocks and the ongoing Greek impasse provide the backdrop for today’s action, with the major indexes on track to continue the positive Fed-inspired momentum.

FS Staff's picture

Many investors think US stocks are already in a bubble and likely to crash, but, according to Martin Armstrong, they are likely in for a big surprise over the next year or two. Referring to the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Armstrong told FS Insiders this Thursday...