Biggest US Budget Deficit Since 2012 Stokes Inflation Outlook

The US federal government on Monday reported its biggest budget deficit in February in six years. By some accounts, the news offers another reason for projecting that Washington’s red...

Nasdaq Stays Strong

MARKET SUMMARY U.S. markets showed strength throughout Monday’s session but finished mixed on light economic news and headlines. A report indicating that Larry Kudlow is the leading contender to lead...

China Actually Seems To Be Deleveraging

China’s financial system certainly isn’t out of the woods yet, but the country has made substantial progress in moving away from a potential banking crisis, according to the Bank...

Is HPQ In A Pickle?

Rex Tillerson is out as secretary of state after a series of disagreements with President Donald Trump, ending a rocky tenure as the chief U.S. diplomat. Trump said he’s nominating...

Market Hangover

The market rallied last Friday right into the close. It was an amazing one-way move on fairly light volume. These types of gains are easier to retrace than a...

[Exclusive] Hey Network News (and Google, Facebook & Twitter) You Ended Yourselves!

The media’s job is to make sure the Sun shines; not to generate toxic pollution blocking it out. When was the last time the media was responsible for a block...

The Market’s Nine-Year Itch

On October 15, 2014, I wrote a piece called “When Something Itches, The Tendency is to Scratch It.” 4 years later, instead of a young and gorgeous Marilyn Monroe standing...

Chart Of The Week: Energy Stocks

This week the "Chart of the Week" looks at the energy sector of the S&P500 and specifically how it fits in in terms of market capitalization weight and share...

CNBC’s Options Action Trade For March 12th, 2018 – Facebook (FB)

On Friday's CNBC's Options Action, the crew analyzed the performance of Facebook stock. Facebook (FB) has been one of the hottest stocks in 2017, part of the FANG group...

Weekly Stock Market Commentary 3/9/18

The $SPX chart has improved greatly. The 20-day moving average and the "modified Bollinger Bands" have curled upwards. That is a very positive development, for that aspect of the...

[Exclusive] How To Decide Between The Bull Call Spread And Bull Put...

One of the most interesting and challenging parts of options spreads, is the ability to put together positions that utilize completely different options to achieve the same or similar objective. One...