Dow Struggles While Analyst Sounds Alarm on Dangerous Market FOMO

The Dow turned lower on Wednesday after the tariff rollback hype began to fizzle out. Inflation came in close to expectations, making it unlikely that the Fed will stray from its neutral stance. One analyst warns that the stock market rally is being fu...

Mother of All Bubbles Meltdown Will Be Bigger Than 2008: Ron Paul

Ron Paul believes the mother of all government debt bubbles will cause a meltdown bigger than the 2008 financial crisis. The New York Fed is pumping billions into the repo market, reflating its out-of-control balance sheet. Paul says returning to sound...

Gold Price Desperately Clings to $1,450 Ahead of Fed’s Powell Testimony

Gold futures fell on Monday to their lowest levels since early August. The loss comes despite a mixed session for stocks and a declining U.S. dollar. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will testify before Congress on Wednesday and Thursday. The pri...

The “Scary Recession Warning” CNBC Says Is Gone Will Be Back Very Soon

A CNBC article claims that the bond market’s “scary recession warning” has gone away. Although the yield curve is no longer inverted, it’s behaving exactly as it would before a major recession. New York Fed’s repo operations continued on Thursday...

Recession-Blind San Francisco Fed Chief Says No Downturn In Sight; Analysts Agree

San Francisco Federal Reserve chief says that a recession is not on the horizon. Trader Peter Brandt shares her sentiment as he believes the S&P 500 has more muscle. Other analysts also see the index climbing but only after a short-term pullback. T...

US Federal Reserve Hiring Retail Payments Manager to Integrate Digital Currencies

The central bank is expanding the role of its Retail Payments Manager to include digital currencies, stablecoins and distributed ledger technologies as part of a new hire.

Expect a Massive Year-End Rally for U.S. Stocks

There’s a good chance that stocks finish 2019 with a powerful rally. Catalysts include positive seasonality, strong market breadth, bearish sentiment, desperate fund managers, and a more dovish FOMC. Fear of recession and a poor outcome to the tr...

Nearly 1/3 of Americans Believe This Myth About the US Dollar

Nearly one-third of Americans falsely believe that the US dollar is backed by gold, and 70% don’t know what is backing it. That’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to US financial illiteracy, however. A new study reveals just how li...

Gold Price Smashes Five-Week Highs amid Dow Bloodbath

The price of gold surged to more than five-week highs on Wednesday. U.S. stocks plunged over trade-deal uncertainty. Risk sentiment wavers following ‘hawkish rate cut’ from the Federal Reserve on Tuesday. The price of gold catapulted to five-week highs...

Federal Reserve Capitulation Continues as FOMC Slashes Interest Rates to Prop Up Sinking Economy

The Federal Reserve lowered its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points on Wednesday. It was the Fed’s third rate cut in as many meetings. Futures traders are pricing in a fourth rate cut for December. The Federal Reserve’s capitulation to President...