China’s yuan sinks further after US currency report

China's politically sensitive yuan sank to a 22-month low against the dollar on Thursday after the U.S.Treasury declined to label Beijing a currency manipulator amid a mounting tariff battle. The...

Markets enjoy best month since January

Stocks rose on Tuesday after a report said the U.S. and China are seeking talks to defuse an escalating trade conflict between the two countries. Equities also posted their...

USD/CAD – Canadian dollar dives as NAFTA deadline passes

The Canadian dollar is sinking. U.S. President Trump's arbitrary deadline for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) came and went on Friday. With it went the hopes of...

Dividend Portfolio member Independent Bank beats on earnings and revenue

While on vacation, I used the down time to get caught up on earnings reports I missed during the very busy second quarter earnings season. This post was written...

3 important factors that affect currency prices

The foreign exchange market is one of the most volatile. Currency prices can fluctuate wildly over a given period, which makes it hard to predict what happens next. Overanalysing the...

Small-Caps Slack, Close Slightly Lower

 MARKET SUMMARY U.S. markets showed continued strength throughout Tuesday’s session but settled below record high peaks after pulling back into the closing bell. The Dow showed the most strength after rising...

The Market Drinks Brandy For Hypothermia

Avalanche victims allegedly drank the brandy in the St. Bernard’s barrel to say warm while they waited for rescue. After this past week, I am sure many market avalanche victims...

Cigna Beats in Q3

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) today reported third quarter 2018 results, with strong performance across all of our businesses. The insurance company, based out of Bloomfield, Conn., reported total revenues in...

Edita Medicine Just Got Spliced

I wanted to discuss Edita Medicine and the waterfall of trading today. I have clipped a screenshot of the stock EDIT on a 15 min chart. On top of...

Emerging Markets As A Store of Wealth

Where do you keep your hard earned cash, your emergency money that will be there in hard times? Some will keep it in a bank. Those trusted institutions with...

USDJPY – An Early Warning for the Markets?

Market Drivers March 06, 2018 USDJPY back below 106.00 RBA remains on hold Nikkei 1.79% Dax 1.23% Oil $63/bbl Gold $1322/oz. Bitcoin $11200 Europe and Asia: AUD Retail Sales 0.1% vs. 0.4% AUD AU RBA on hold 1.5% North...

Overstock and Blockchain

Overstock is an online retailer that relies heavily on blockchain technology.  We all know about blockchain, right? Isn’t it bitcoin, or crypto or something like that? Well – sort of....