Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Stocks Suffer from Soft Growth

Stocks popped up a bit on the news that the Fed is not going to raise interest rates this month. However, the real issue with stocks is not the Fed rate but soft growth according to USA Today.
Wall Street at first reacted negatively after the Fed left interest rates unchanged [...]

Breakout Stocks

October 20, 2015 by Jim Walker  
Filed under Call Options, Options Trading

Breakout stocks can be profitable if you anticipate the market. Otherwise you end up reading the news about someone else’s success. Profiting from breakout stocks has to do with anticipating and timing. If your timing is off you miss the boat or tie up your money for long periods of time waiting [...]

Chinese Economy Continues to Slow Down

Global growth has been tied to Chinese economic expansion for decades. After the crash that ushered in the Great Recession it was Chinese expansion that helped global economies. However, much of the Chinese expansion was based on continuing investment in real estate and industries in China and fueled by easy credit. [...]

Will Interest Rates Ever Go Up?

Markets have been fretting about an interest rate rise for more than a year. Now the world economy is weakening. Will the Fed hold off? In fact, will interest rates ever go up? The New York Times looked inside the Fed’s decision to put off raising rates.
Worries that inflation would continue [...]