Headlines & Special Reports

Market Swoon in December

First, leading into the election, given what happened with the FBI, money flows that would normally have found their way into the stock market paused.  Specifically, I am talking about the money flows from the ECB stimulus program and even more specifically their direct corporate bond purchases.

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OPEC is in a Sweet Spot: UCO, SCO

The Market is coming to grips with something that it did not seem to believe to be a possibility as recently as a few days ago, OPEC is positioned to slash production, support prices, and turn the supply and demand picture for crude on its head.  In addition, they are positioned to do so when global investment in the space is at a very low level, and when producers are being pressured by banks to protect income streams and to not assume more risk without extreme levels of confidence.

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OPEC: Iran will Take the Deal

IRAN will take the deal:

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Investors Dislike OPEC Almost as Much as Shorting Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

In today's market environment investors dislike the notion of buying oil almost as much as they dislike the notion of shorting Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) from time to time, even as it came down from relative highs, and I think I understand why.  First of all, regarding AAPL, investors on the long side of the trade have made a tremendous amount of money over 5 and 10 year time frames so the notion of shorting AAPL is often contrary to the underlying psyche that has manifested, but in oil it's a little different.

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Valuation analysis for Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)

Stock Traders Daily has issued a valuation analysis for Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT).

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