The death cross has happened right before some of the biggest market crashes in recent history. However, it hasn’t been bearish over the long run.
Over the past few weeks, I’ve explained my position that there will not be a recession in 2019. This time, I’m coming at it from the real estate market.
Businesses and consumers are thriving. Here are a few important indicators that reflect the overall bullish outlook on the United States economy.
Expectations were for a whopping 17.3% sales growth for Black Friday weekend online sales. But even those sky-high expectations got shattered.
Everywhere you look, someone else is calling for a crash. But a lot of impressive, undeniable facts about our economic boom are being overlooked.
Since 2005, there have been eight years in which interest rates have gone up. However, they really haven’t had a bad effect on profit growth over the long run.
October 2018 has been a historically bad month for stocks. But despite this sell-off, I’m not convinced that we’re headed for another 2008 anytime soon.
The past month has been brutal for stocks. But no industry has been hit harder than homebuilders. Some individual homebuilding stocks are down 30% or more.
We’re now in the fourth quarter. And online sales during this holiday season should go up by over 16%, or $17.25 billion. That’s a ton of growth!
One of the biggest transitions we’re seeing is the move to online buying. Imagine the easy process of buying something on Amazon, except with car buying.
The amount of new clinical trials is increasing exponentially. This gives constant opportunities to profit from biotech companies releasing results.
Overall, it was a historically great earnings season. The 9.9% growth in sales over the past year is the best since 2011.
When people think of new gaming trends, it’s typically virtual or augmented reality. But there’s an entirely different facet of gaming that’s beginning to break out.
The best way to measure growth is also the simplest: sales growth. And right now, we’re seeing one of the biggest sales growth rallies in history.
The S&P 500 Index just so happens to be right around the 2,800 mark, which the market surged through in January on its path to all-time highs.
Right now, there’s no replacement for the smartphone. However, there are two technologies coming out soon that could revolutionize how we communicate.
Of course, performing gene editing on humans and animals is understandably controversial. But with plants, we’ve already seen enormous benefits.
Precision medicine could revolutionize the entire health care industry, and eventually become the go-to way to help patients.
Right now, the fastest train in commercial use has a top speed of 270 mph. But there’s one huge project in the U.S. that could put that speed to shame.
Voice recognition technology is clearly already having an impact on how we live. And this chart takes that one step further by showing how much it can still grow.
There’s a very simple way of tracking demand in the market that most people overlook. And it’s a sign that new market highs aren’t far ahead.
With extremely low unemployment and low interest rates, homes are in such high demand that more and more have to be built.
This tech industry has been growing here in the United States at an exponential rate now for over a decade. But more recently, it has experienced huge growth overseas as well.
These numbers suggest that the market should still be at an all-time high, since that’s where earnings are at this point. So why isn’t it?
In an earnings season that was meant to be dominated by tax cuts and skyrocketing profits, what we’ve seen instead is fear over trade wars and tariffs.
We’ve seen more volatility in the market in the past two months than the two years before it combined. And whenever there’s a choppy market, traders typically will come out in full force.
When oil companies begin to spend on expansion, it’s a sign that they believe there are bright prospects in the oil industry for growth.
As renewable energy continues to grow on a global scale, the companies that produce it should see high demand from investors.
Under normal circumstances, this looks like something that would lead to another financial crisis. However, there’s actually a good reason behind it.
Video game streaming has blown up over the past five years, with Twitch culminating in 355 billion minutes viewed in total in 2017.
New industries can potentially redefine the way we live. But there’s been a disruptor in the energy sector that’s been largely overlooked: U.S. shale oil production.
This industry seems to be catching a second wind. It outperformed the market due to a couple of impressive quarterly earnings reports and a much-improved outlook.
I’ve taken a look at five corrections that have happened similar to this one since the financial crisis of 2008. These are quick “crashes” that have taken the market by surprise.
There’s a tiny biotech company out there on a mission to solve one of the most widespread and deadly problems in the world.
Ever since the start of 2017, the dollar has been in an almost constant decline. But that can only last so long if the economy stays healthy.
Oil stocks continue to fall lower despite oil prices remaining steady. And there’s a way to invest in the oil industry going down without all the complications of shorting it.
Now that people are OK with investing in oil again, the buyers who were scared out before are buying back in to catch the rally.
Over the past couple of years, the outlook on global growth has been a roller coaster. But now production is nearing an all-time high.
I believe I’ve found the best investment in the space industry right now. The company has a huge client for whom it does most of its business: NASA.
Augmented reality has taken the tech market by storm, and it’s only just starting. There are hundreds of apps and features in existence or development.
Gun control has been a hot topic in politics. And the fear of restrictions on guns has been very profitable for gun manufacturers.
The recent tax bill that was passed lowers the corporate tax rate from 35% to 20%. That will make a huge difference to companies that spend a lot of money.
An important thing to look at when gauging our economy is the overall consumer confidence outlook. Right now, that outlook is extremely positive.
More countries are relying on solar energy to meet their electricity needs and now a new technology has emerged that can change the industry.
If tests on animals continue to be successful, gene editing could be the long-awaited cure for cancer, AIDS and many other diseases.
Just about everybody watches sports, and may even play fantasy sports. But there’s an entire industry out there that’s being covered up: sports betting.
Marijuana is being legalized not just for medicine, but for recreational use as well. Savvy investors now have a new, highly anticipated market.
Several companies have been competing to serve as internet providers for the entire world. The winner, at least for now, appears to be this startup company.
The Volatility Index typically moves in the opposite direction of the market. This is because when the market is falling, people buy options to hedge.
While it’s true that Apple is the biggest name when it comes to smartwatches, there are other companies out there that are going all-in on the market.
On a global scale, there are 844 million people who have no access to clean water. And demand is only going up from here.
Medical robots could make up for what will likely be a shortage of workers in the medical field, especially in surgery.
As the market begins to realize how undervalued the mining and metals industry has become, a clear standout investment has emerged.
Since the recession, the job market has shifted so much that it’s created an entire new trend in the American workforce.
The housing sector slaughtered traders when the bubble popped, leaving many wary of a rebound, but don’t count this group out just yet.
The IoT has become an extremely hot topic over the past couple of years, and it will become a $4 trillion industry over the next two to three years.
Geothermal energy is cheaper than wind and solar, as well as fully renewable and clean, and it can be harvested almost anywhere in the world.
The technology behind video games has changed dramatically over the years. But the video games of the future are going to be virtual reality.
Not only is this company’s business model something that I think is very timely, but it also could deliver superior returns over the next year.
You may have never heard of “smart clothing,” but it could be the future of casual clothes, as well as personal health and medical technology.
There is a mad dash to get ahead of the curve with autonomous driving technology, and the front-runner in this movement is clearly Tesla.
Solar energy has emerged as a dominant force that is not only an unlimited resource, but also becoming cheaper and cheaper.