Small caps always lead the market, both up and down. For now, the trend is up. When the decline starts, it will be important to sell.
As hurricanes approached, gasoline demand increased as supply shrank, and prices rose. But sometimes price gouging is less obvious, as in the case of new homes.
In recent weeks, North Korea demonstrated new weapon capabilities. And right now, there is no way to forecast how this situation is resolved.
Harvey will affect millions of lives, the economy of Texas, the nation’s economy and the stock market.
If employment is increasing, tax receipts should be growing, But at the end of August, employers were making smaller payroll tax deposits.
In the 21st century, an army needs more than food and ammunition. Modern armies need vast amounts of oil to win.
Markets are inherently unstable. And right now, the housing market is in a rare state of equilibrium. This can’t last for much longer.
My market-based forecast is bearish for the economy. It’s also bad news for anyone looking at financing a big purchase after December.
Analysts expect this African country to recover from its first annual contraction in 25 years. More important for investors, the stock market turned bullish.