Traders Market Weekly: Valuation Matters in Earnings Season

July 10 – 16, 2022 FEAR NOT Brave Investors Where have we been and where are we going? Join our weekly market thread on Traders Community… The Week That Was – What Lies Ahead? Contents Click on the links below to navigate to the relevant section. Part A: Stock markets Part B: Bonds Fed and Banks Part C: Commodities Energy – Oil and Gas Gold and Silver Part D: Foreign Exchange Geopolitics and Economics Economy Week ahead Editorial In a shortened … Continue reading “Traders Market Weekly: Valuation Matters in Earnings Season”

Market Wrap – Bonds Mini Taper Tantrum Wrecks Stocks Rally April 5

The stock market rally came unraveled after Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said The Fed is prepared to take stronger action if inflation and inflation expectations suggest the need. Yields across the curve went to highs for the day and sitting at multi-year highs. Brainard implied a more rapid pace of balance sheet reduction which got the taper tantrum in play and the U.S. Dollar higher. Elon Musk joined the board at Twitter which kept that play out front. We look at the … Continue reading “Market Wrap – Bonds Mini Taper Tantrum Wrecks Stocks Rally April 5”

Market Wrap – Big Day for Punters and Dribblers as Elon Musk Trolls Twitter April 4

Markets continued to lift, driven higher by the mega-caps/growth stocks and Elon Musk as he disclosed a 9.2% passive stake in Twitter (TWTR). The broader market had lackluster day but many of the punter favorites and some of the dribbler stocks continued to show life as averagers continued. Oil popped back over $100, to $103.34, +3.80, +3.8%. Coal prices hit a 13-year high, exacerbating the inflation narrative that helped drive selling interest in the longer-dated part of the Treasury market. We look at … Continue reading “Market Wrap – Big Day for Punters and Dribblers as Elon Musk Trolls Twitter April 4”