Yield curve inversion, is this the beginning of the recession?

What happened this week in the market? It was like an overflow of fear and global uncertainty. Interest rates plunged, yields inverted, trade news galore and chop fest in intraday price action. Volatility in the [...]

By |2019-09-17T01:15:59-04:00August 18th, 2019|

The US-China Trade War: An up to date timeline of the key events in 2018-19

This trade war began nearly a decade ago, just about before Trump ran for president he tweeted “China is neither an ally or a friend- they want to beat us and own our country”. This [...]

By |2019-10-09T04:45:41-04:00August 16th, 2019|

Monthly Market & Economic Forecast-July to August 2019

The month of July is over and a lot has happened from the first week, news-driven market movers have riddled the markets. The S&P 500 futures market opened at 2979.25 and closed at 2973.50. Down [...]

By |2019-09-17T01:26:51-04:00July 31st, 2019|

Fed Money Printing continues, OPEC to pump oil prices higher.

The week ahead of the Fed cut is over and equities continue to print highs. Earnings continued to flood out this past week and many companies managed to slay earnings adding to the bull side [...]

By |2019-07-27T15:33:49-04:00July 28th, 2019|

Back to the negotiation table, Xi and Trump meet at the G20 and the Fed watches economic data.

Optimism engulfed the US equity market over the past week in anticipation of the G20, mainly the meeting between Trump and Xi, surprise surprise the trade talk. The US and Trump announced that they are [...]

By |2019-07-02T15:50:33-04:00June 30th, 2019|

Micro E-mini Futures Introduction: Stepping stone for retail traders.

E-mini Micro Equity futures: Welcome Retailers Futures trading has been an area of high interest for all market speculators. The capital and risk profile has been scaring people away. Pushing them into lower capital requirement [...]

By |2019-08-07T12:22:25-04:00May 28th, 2019|

How to use the correlation coefficient to build a diverse portfolio.

The correlation coefficient measures the correlation between two assets. It is a statistical measure between the two asset variables that ranges between -1.0 and 1.0. The lowest correlation two assets can have between each other [...]

By |2019-05-13T13:53:39-04:00May 13th, 2019|