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Global Economy in Sharp Slowdown; U.S. Companies’ Earnings at Risk

By Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Global EconomyNo matter where you look, major economic hubs in the global economy are struggling to show growth.According to the German finance ministry, Germany’s economy grew at only 0.3% in the second quarter of this year after growing a similar amount in the first quarter. (Source: Reuters, July 19, 2015.) Germany is the fourth biggest economy in the world.China, the second biggest economy, saw its gross domestic product (GDP). Read More

Stock Market: Watch Earnings, the Only Metric That Matters to the Bull Market

By Monday, July 20, 2015

Watch EarningsStock market advice for a market already at or near its all-time high is just guesswork. This market could crash on some material event, it could stay in consolidation for several quarters, or it could tick higher in anticipation of a better 2016.What has happened is that expectations for corporate earnings have come down tremendously. So it doesn’t take much for the Street to be fairly pleased with mediocre. Read More

Stock Market Investing When Sales Go South

By Friday, July 17, 2015

Stock Market InvestingWhile corporate earnings are managed and the whole Wall Street “consensus” game is kind of a misnomer, financial reporting is the backbone of business. And it’s valuable information when it comes to stock market investing in a variety of companies.Early corporate reporting is often from mature, brand-name companies that can crunch the numbers and get them to the marketplace much faster than smaller businesses with fewer resources.So far. Read More

NASDAQ Opens Higher on Strong Economic Data

By Thursday, July 16, 2015

NASDAQ Opens Higher Economic DataThe NASDAQ opened higher on Thursday, July 16th, as investors cheered a Greek bailout approval and strong corporate earnings. European stocks climbed and bond yields fell on Thursday after the Greek’s parliament approved a proposed bailout plan. Eurozone stocks rose 1.5% to 3,676 points and Germany’s DAX rose 1.6% to 11,722 points. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen insisted the U.S. is on track to raise interest rates this year. Amid her. Read More

Corporate Earnings; Why They Are Screaming Sell-Off for Stocks Ahead

By Monday, July 13, 2015

Corporate EarningsA significant number of companies on the U.S. stock market continue to “engineer” their corporate earnings with stock buyback programs. Sadly, investors have become too complacent with this and remain overly optimistic. Beware! This is dangerous.Earnings Now Outright Misleading at Very BestI know I am one of the only few talking about it; companies on the key stock indices are showing better earnings per share due to share. Read More

Stock Market Right Now: 3 Variables That Could Drive It Lower

By Monday, July 13, 2015

Stock Market DownInvestors were jumping into stock buying on Thursday morning. But while it may be an encouraging sign for the stock market, my advice is not to be fooled by this dead cat bounce.We will likely see oversold buying after bouts of deep selling (as we have been witnessing). I doubt there are sustainable market gains around the corner; unless the global situation changes and corporate America begins to finally. Read More

Stocks Market: Earnings and Revenue of Public Companies Now in Decline

By Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Stock MarketWhile the mainstream media is quick to blame the woes of North American stock markets on the crisis in Greece and the collapsing Chinese stock market, the fact is that American stocks were in a rout long before this.I’m not tooting my own horn; but I’m sure you saw the video I produced late last year titled, “The Great Stock Market Crash of 2015.” In it, I gave six. Read More

Stock Market Second Quarter: What Earnings Say About This Market

By Monday, July 6, 2015

what earnings say about this marketThe stock market’s second quarter is over and reporting is lackluster at best. While it’s in the very early days, so far the numbers are mostly coming in soft—disappointing on at least one financial metric.What we’re also seeing is confirmation of existing full-year outlooks and good expectations for 2016. The stock market may keep trading sideways right into the fourth quarter this year. I wouldn’t be surprised at all. Read More

Stock Market: Risk Now Highest in Years

By Monday, June 29, 2015

Stock Market RiskThis morning, the news is full of talk about Greece. This weekend, the government there introduced capital controls in what’s looking more and more like a country on the brink of financial collapse.Greece leaving the eurozone is of importance as it opens the door for other struggling countries like Portugal, Spain, and Italy to eventually follow through the same exit. And while I feel for the people of Greece,. Read More

SpaceX Founder Files with Government to Provide Internet Service from Space

By Saturday, June 13, 2015

Top Weekly Stock Market Stories to WatchA SpaceX stock initial public offering (IPO) could be even more likely after CEO Elon Musk asked for government’s permission to put thousands of Internet satellites into orbit earlier this week.SpaceX’s plan is to deploy a network of 4,000 small and cheap geosynchronous satellites to beam signals down to Earth. These SpaceX satellites would be set up in a low-Earth orbit, allowing them to reach more areas and hand. Read More

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