If you are looking for inflation that is seemingly missing, try the US import and export prices.
I see intermarket analysis (the idea that other markets can be predictors of the stock market) mostly as a big waste of time. Often, what correlates today won’t correlate a year from now, or the correlation may even reverse. The best way to analyze and forecast stock price trends is to analyze stock prices themselves. That’s the basis of technical analysis (TA). I spend about half my time on TA in my analytical work for The Wall Street Examiner Pro Trader Market Updates (http://wallstreetexaminer.com/category/professional-edition-3/todays-markets-professional-edition/).
But there is an exception to the rule that intermarket analysis is useless….and it’s the U.S. Treasury market.
If you know what to look for, Treasuries-in particular, the 4-week T-Bill-can tell you something very important about liquidity and which direction the money is flowing. That, in turn, will ultimately tell you where the stock market is headed.
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The Trump/Republican tax proposal sketch is out. 360061522-Republican-Tax-Plan While the hope is that lowering marginal tax rates will stimulate the economy (creating more jobs and tax revenue for Uncle Sam),
The theme this week is The Rot Within.
The financial media are trying to turn the search for a new potential Fed chair into a horse race of some kind.
We’d tell you who we think will win, but the truth is, it doesn’t matter.
In stark contrast to the fanatical gathering on the opposing side of the field, not a single central banker was spotted on the bond bears’ sideline.
Digital currency prices today were surging as investors pour into Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin.
Bitcoin is now nearing $6,000 per coin.
As New Jersey rocker Bruce Springsteen crooned, we’re Goin’ Down. According to the Bank of England, household unsecured credit availabilty sank to its lowest level in 10 years.
This is the new model of nationalization: central banks control the valuation of private-sector assets without actually having to own them lock, stock and barrel.As you no doubt know, central banks don’t actually print money and toss it out of hel…
The oil price news gave traders mixed signals this week, but we’re still expecting oil prices to rise 14% by the end of the year…