We spent a lot of time on Thursday’s live blog talking about the “War of 1812.” Turned out to be time well spent.
The reversal that began yesterday afternoon and is continuing on Friday was sparked when the S&P 500 fell to 1812, a level that equaled the Jan. 20 intraday trading low and the 2016 trading low. Almost as soon as the number was reached – and in fact....More>>>
Unlike the financial sector that dominated Crescent’s 2016 returns, there wasn’t any one sector that was an unusual driver of performance year to date. However, Arconic (NYSE:ARNC) was one company that did stand out, increasing 42.41% in the quarter, which added 0.73% to the Fund’s first-quarter return.
Arconic’s recent stock price performance was neither a function....More>>>
In the world of investing, many ideas are so widely accepted that they go unquestioned. But conventional thinking is often wrong. Here's one piece of conventional investing wisdom we often hear: In times of panic, gold is a safe haven. Gold in your portfolio can help insure against losses when the stock market falls. As it turns out, this piece of conventional wisdom is correct.....More>>>
Asian shares started stronger Tuesday after their worst day in two months, but by the sessions end found themselves with modest gains at best as worries about U.S. interest-rate policy persist.
Fears of a rate increase, which have built in recent days, eased overnight following dovish comments from Federal Reserve Gov. Lael Brainard ahead of next weeks Federal Open Market Committee meeting.....More>>>
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For those investors near or in retirement, income remains the primary concern. After all, you need to turn decades of saving into a steady stream of paychecks to get you through your golden years. The problem is, years of zero interest policies have left many traditional income asset classes &m
U.S. stock futures are wavering around even this morning. Wall Street is digesting more political uncertainty out of Washington ahead of a slew of economic reports. Reports emerged yesterday that President Donald Trump has decided to replace national security advisor Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster after
The Canadian energy companies may be out of favor, but that has not stopped several of them from posting decent operating results. Investors can invest in Canadian companies far more cheaply than Permian operators. Yet, the results in Canada appear every bit as competitive. Obsidian Energy (OBE)