The testimony of former FBI Director James Comey came and went with more hype than harm to Donald Trump’s administration. The more important issue is whether Congress spent too much political capital to get comprehensive tax reform done by the end of 2017. The likelihood of significant policy changes is fleeting for the year. Some economists are even losing hope that tax reform will be completed by the midterm elections of 2018.
Recently enacted Title IV of the Jumpstart Our Small Businesses (JOBS) Act, commonly referred to as Regulation A+, allows private companies to offer securities to the general public subject to certain eligibility, disclosure and reporting requirements. YayYo Inc. is running ads on the financial cable networks, so we take a look under the hood.
Buy low and sell high: It’s the cornerstone philosophy of trading and investing that has been pounded into us since we all looked at our first price chart. New converts to commodities, however, learn that selling high and buying back lower can be just as easy – and just as, if not more, effective in these versatile markets.
After an uneventful launch with its stock ranging between $4 and $6, on Feb. 10, Pulse announced that Pharmacyclics COO Maky Zanganeh and Robert Duggan, who became a billionaire after selling Pharmacyclics, bought significant stakes in Pulse. Investors, acting on this shift in ownership, drove the stock dramatically higher. The price has become so frothy that underwriter MDB Capital had waived lock-up provisions a month early for pre-IPO holders of 28% of the company’s shares.
On the night of Nov. 9, the S&P 500 E-mini futures were halted after dropping 5% on the news that Trump had won the election. Gold was up 4.3% and the Nikkei was down 5.3%. Markets are more comfortable with the status quo and Hillary Clinton representative it in this election. The panic subsided and SPY actually closed up 0.54 from the previous day’s close.
The Goldman Sachs Group Inc., founded in 1869, continues to offer long-term growth and upside potential, despite recent political interference and intermittent plunges. Goldman’s recent volatility should be construed as a golden fleece, without a tragic ending, providing strategic timing for investors/traders seeking long-term growth on equities within the banking sector.
The Cycle Projection Oscillator (CPO) is a technical tool that employs proprietary statistical techniques and complex algorithms to filter multiple cycles from historical data, combines them to obtain cyclical information from price data and then gives a graphical representation of their productive behavior. Other proprietary frequency domain techniques then are employed to obtain the cycles embedded in the price.
Forecasting the bond market is difficult, especially when a highly anticipated Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting lies between writing and publication. However, the possible setup provides an excellent example of commercial trader behavior.
Central banks are the key catalysts for currency directions. By setting interest rates and monetary policy, central banks generate either bullish or bearish expectations about the currency direction. Central bank statements are carefully constructed, where each word is compared to the previous statements. Any differences between statements impact immediate market reactions.
The “Last Great Malts” saw their grand unveiling in 2014 and John Dewar & Sons Fine Whisky Emporium has since been rolling out a portfolio of award winning malts, with the newest and most prestigious award given to Craigellachie 31, named World’s Best Single Malt by the World Whiskies Awards. The collection is a release of new expressions and never-before-released single malts.
Toby Crabel played professional tennis after studying finance at Florida Technological University, but was not making a steady income from it. In addition to competing on the circuit he was teaching tennis in the mid-1970s when he met cattle trader Tim Brennan.
Arguably no scandal in the history of the futures industry has done as much damage as the MF Global debacle in the fall of 2011. The reason is that it challenged one of the core underpinnings of the futures industry—that customer segregated funds would remain segregated from the rest of the capital in a futures commission merchant (FCM) so that it would not be at risk even if the FCM itself failed.
On June 1, the day that President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris Agreement, everyone from CNN panelists to the local bartender self-appointed themselves as experts on environmental economics and international climate policy.