The 2019-nCoV coronavirus was declared a global emergency when the number infected surpassed that of the 2003 SARS outbreak.
(Bloomberg) — Chinese shares slid and the yuan weakened Monday as traders returned from an extended holiday amid the worsening coronavirus outbreak. Support measures from China’s government helped stem losses somewhat in Asia, while U.S. futures rose and Treasuries slipped.Stocks in Shanghai opened 9% lower, while local iron ore and copper futures fell by the […]
Investors want to see a return on investment, it's as simple as that. Regardless of the size of the investment, the end goal remains the same. Sure, there are several ways to go about achieving this objective, yet time after time Wall Street observers circle back to a single tried and true strategy.Growth investing involves […]
Gold markets rallied a bit during the trading session on Friday, reaching towards the highs again but not able to break out just yet. That being said, it looks as if the gold markets continue to find plenty of buyers.
(Bloomberg Opinion) — You can’t turn a supertanker quickly, as the old saying goes. Bailing out, on the other hand, takes no time at all.Friday’s double dose of weak Big Oil earnings from Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. followed hard on the heels of Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s debacle on Thursday. Shares of both […]
One of the best investments we can make is in our own knowledge and skill set. With that in mind, this article will…
Gold breaks out to 7-year highs
(Bloomberg) — Perched on the back of a semi-trailer is the latest weapon in tackling the problem of wasted natural gas that oil producers often vent into the air or even burn off at the wellhead.Cryobox takes fuel directly from wells and turns it into liquefied natural gas, which is easy to store and transport.For […]
With Wednesday’s Fed meeting behind us, precious metals can resume their uptrends. A breakout in gold should extend to challenge $1700+ in March.
Once again, the world is gripped by uncertainty. Fear of an international outbreak of coronavirus, on top of recent worrisome developments between the US and Iran, have spooked investors, sending all three major indexes down over the last week.However, no matter the global outlook, one thing remains certain; investors are still in the game, on […]
Anti-viral pharma companies catering to respiratory disorders performed solidly during the SARS outbreak, and history might repeat itself with this new virus Continue reading…
(Bloomberg) — Stocks slid with U.S. equity futures on Thursday as investors mulled mounting evidence that the coronavirus epidemic is disrupting the world’s second-largest economy. Bonds gained and China’s offshore yuan weakened past 7 for the first time this year.The Stoxx Europe 600 Index opened sharply lower, with all 19 sectors in the red. Contracts […]
Let’s take a moment, and talk about bargains – specifically, what makes a particular stock a bargain. There are three main factors to consider: the cost of entry, or the share price of the stock; the expected appreciation, or the upside to the stock; and the dividend, or the immediate return from the stock. It’s […]
(Bloomberg Opinion) — Lots of companies talk a good game about cutting planet-heating greenhouse emissions but their disclosures and targets have tended to focus on the emissions over which they have direct control and which are easiest to measure. That’s fine in an industry such as cement, where the bulk of carbon pollution occurs during […]
(Bloomberg) — Stocks in Europe climbed along with U.S. equity futures as corporate earnings and the Federal Reserve rates decision later Wednesday gave investors a fresh focus while concerns about the deadly coronavirus linger. Treasuries gained with most European bonds.Mining and banking shares led the Stoxx Europe 600 index higher, with 16 of 19 industry […]
Silver tumbles to support as the dollar rallies
Silver markets got absently hammer during the trading session on Tuesday, slicing through the 50 day EMA. The market breaking significantly below the $18 level isn’t as surprising as the fact that the market had sliced through a lot of short-term support.
(Bloomberg) — It’s almost as if the last decade never happened for investors of Exxon Mobil Corp. shares.Once the gold-standard of Big Oil, the stock closed Monday at its lowest since October 2010, amid a slump in oil prices due to concerns about weak demand coupled with a glut. The S&P 500 also posted its […]
We've lost count of how many times insiders have accumulated shares in a company that goes on to improve markedly…
Gold hit its highest level in almost seven years and prices may keep climbing.
Margielyn Didal from the Philippines has ridden from poverty to sudden fame after winning gold medals in street skateboarding at the 2018 Asian Games and 2019 Southeast Asian Games. Now the 20-year-old has set her sights on qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, training overseas at skateparks in Los Angeles, Rio and Hong Kong. Named […]