ANAC
0
0.00
0.00%
 
CEMP
2.75
+0.05
+1.85%
 
RCPT
231.96
0.00
0.00%
 
NBIX
51.98
-0.68
-1.29%
 
AMAG
17.35
-0.35
-1.98%
 
SCMP
11.15
-0.1
-0.89%
 
TTPH
6.05
+0.1
+1.68%
 
FOLD
12.64
-0.14
-1.10%
 
ISIS
57.56
0.00
0.00%
 
AMED
49.88
-0.25
-0.50%
 
OVAS
1.45
0.00
0.00%
 
XNPT
0
0.00
0.00%
 
ACHN
4.82
0.00
0.00%
 
TASR
22
-22
-100.00%
 
ANAC
0
0.00
0.00%
 
CEMP
2.75
+0.05
+1.85%
 
RCPT
231.96
0.00
0.00%
 
NBIX
51.98
-0.68
-1.29%
 
AMAG
17.35
-0.35
-1.98%
 
SCMP
11.15
-0.1
-0.89%
 
TTPH
6.05
+0.1
+1.68%
 
FOLD
12.64
-0.14
-1.10%
 
ISIS
57.56
0.00
0.00%
 
AMED
49.88
-0.25
-0.50%
 
OVAS
1.45
0.00
0.00%
 
XNPT
0
0.00
0.00%
 
ACHN
4.82
0.00
0.00%
 
TASR
22
-22
-100.00%
 

The Market Volatility Tipping Point, When Volatility Becomes Your Issue Too


Many economists and market analysts have predicted that we will continue to see heightened market volatility for the near future. As a financial advisor, I’m asked about volatility often. People first want to know how they should react. I tell them that these periods of volatility underscore why you need to have a financial plan set well before a market decline. You want to be selective in your reactions, and having a well-thought plan in place helps you maintain an even-keeled approach. This response Read more [...]

Central Banks Made Govt Debt the Riskiest Debt of All Time


The central banks have risked it all and lost. They have reached the point of no return. The Fed decided not to raise rates, which are desperately needed to prevent a collapse in pensions and insurance companies, and merely froze like a deer in headlights. The superficial analysts who think lower rates are good for the stock market are blinded by their own stupidity. The theory that low rates will encourage people to buy stocks is brain-dead and demonstrates that these people are incapable of comprehending Read more [...]

What It Took To Successfully Refinance My Mortgage


Good news! After almost four months, my latest mortgage refinance to 2.375% from 2.625% for a 5/1 jumbo ARM is now done! What used to take 30 – 60 days to refinance a mortgage pre-crisis now regularly takes three months or more due to increased scrutiny by lenders. Higher lending standards is one of the main reasons why I don’t think there will be a housing correction as painful as we had in 2007-2010. New readers may not know, but in 2015 I failed at my initial attempt to refinance my 5/1 Read more [...]

Sell in May?


‘Sell in May and go away,’ says an old stock-market maxim. Despite mixed historical evidence, that advice is worth pondering this year in the light of the bull run of the last few months — particularly the Dow Jones index of leading US stocks, which is close to its five-year high. Brexit and US electoral uncertainties add to the fear that a confluence of factors could seriously affect share performance over the next six months. So selling now — and, if we follow the full adage, not buying Read more [...]

Brussels Attack Jolts Markets -Travel Related Stocks Pull Back


Brussels Attack Jolts Markets   American stocks survived an early sell-off following the attacks in Brussels as Wall Street closed lower on Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial Average (INDU.IND) lost 41.3 points or 0.23 percent as it closed at 17,582.57. Similarly, the S&P 500 Index (SPX.IND) closed 1.8 points or 0.09 percent lower at 2,049.80. The NYSE Composite Index (NYA.IND) also went down by 25.49 points or 0.25 percent. On the other hand, the Nasdaq Composite (CCMP.IND) gained 12.79 points Read more [...]

The Fun Is Just Getting Started In This Financial ETF


The financial sector has been one of the notable disappointments in the market over the last several years.  The hype was that many of these companies would thrive as the United States exits years of zero interest rate policy.  However, several months after the first rate hike, we have yet to see a trend change take shape.  In fact, it looks like investors in financial stocks are still anticipating that the worst is yet to come.  Exposure to energy debt has been a primary concern for top banking Read more [...]

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