Archive for July, 2016

How to Add Stock to Your Buy List

Put down the 10-K filings and the stock screeners. It’s time to take a break from the traditional methods of generating investment ideas. Instead, let the crowd do it for you. From hedge funds to individual investors, scores of market participants are turning to social media to figure out which stocks are worth watching. It’s […]

The Stocks Could Get Short on Squeezed

Volatility is coming back to U.S. markets with a vengeance. After the longest sideways range in stock market history, equities broke hard to the downside on Friday, selling off 2.45%. And they’ve kept up their streak of big moves ever since. The S&P 500 rebounded 1.47% Monday and then gave effectively all of that back […]

The Reason of Treasuries Won’t Go Away

There have been some reports in the media about how the 10-year Treasury, if hedged into either euros or yen, now has a yield of roughly zero. The implication is that if European and Japanese bond buyers have been a major driver of demand for U.S. bonds, then they would presumably be sensitive to the […]