ETF Talk

What To Do When The Market Doesn’t Believe The Fed

As an investor, you may or may not pay much attention to every statement issued from the Federal Reserve, but I wanted to highlight how key points from Janet Yellen’s latest Congressional testimony don’t necessarily align with what is priced into the market. Let’s separate the commentary from...

America Is More Divided Today Than It Has Been In Decades

A house divided against itself will surely fall.  America is more divided today than it has been in decades, and the deep divisions that are tearing us apart continue to get even worse.  In fact, a newly released Rasmussen Reports national survey discovered that 67 percent of voters believe...

Facebook Inc (FB): Still So Much Room To Grow

Rounding up the comments out of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) earnings conference call, with CNBC’s Julia Boorstin, and Bob Peck of SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. CEO Mark Zuckerberg says there “still so much room to grow.” “Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social giant — which...

Is Investing About Pontification or Profits?

Chris Ciovacco: There is not one correct or proper answer to the question of why do we invest? However, if we answer the question honestly, we can possibly improve our investment outcomes. Having worked on Wall Street for over twenty years and witnessed two massive bubbles and subsequent...

Happy Markets In An Unhappy World

John Rubino: The old Dickens quote “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” is pretty much always applicable to a world as big and complex as this one. But lately, as the disparity between financial markets (best of times) and geopolitics (worst) has grown to almost comical...

Caution Suggested As Credit Markets and Equity Markets Diverge

Chris Puplava: One of the most widely followed market theories is Dow Theory, which has been around for more than 100 years. The essence of Dow Theory is to focus on confirmations or non-confirmations between the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Dow Jones Industrial Average for...

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA): Where The Stock Is Headed Now

Corey Rosenbloom:  Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) surprised to the upside yesterday on earnings but failed to impress traders with tepid future guidance and we’re seeing a sharp gap-down and sell-off from the recent highs. Let’s take a look at this strong trending stock, note two prior...

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Beats The Market

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) beat the market for the week starting at the close of market on Wednesday, July 16, to the close of market Wednesday, July 23. TSLA rose 2.45 percent for the week, beating all three of the major market indexes. For the Wednesday-to-Wednesday week, Nasdaq rose 1.08...