Date: June 2013

15 posts in June 2013

24Jun

“Stocks Sink in Broad Selloff” – Wall Street Journal article ft. Bryan Novak

Stocks closed broadly lower but escaped the worst of the day’s declines after a selloff in Treasury bonds lost steam midday. (READ MORE…)

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20Jun

Oops… I Bernanked Again

As the Fed continues to be “transparent”, markets are left roiled in the wake. First, we had the fiasco on May 22nd and now we have this week. Comments from Chairman Bernanke during yesterday’s testimony caused an afternoon selloff that strengthened into the close. Not surprisingly, the selling pressure continued through today’s open with a…

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20Jun

“Investors poured $4.5bln into stock funds ahead of Fed – BofA” – Reuters article ft. Rob Stein

Investors worldwide poured $4.5 billion into stock funds in the latest week, reversing the prior week’s outflows on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve would keep its bond-buying steady, data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch showed on Friday. (READ MORE…)

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17Jun

“Rising Rate Fears Keep Stock ETF Action Volatile” – ETF Trends article ft. Bryan Novak

The equities markets and stock exchange traded funds experienced a tumultuous week on fears that central banks will cut back on their stimulus measures. (READ MORE…)

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17Jun

“Of the Fed and Tapering” – Financial Post article ft. Bryan Novak

For investors, this week may as well start on Tuesday afternoon and end on Wednesday afternoon, the period in which the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee starts and finishes its two-day policy setting meeting. (READ MORE…)

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14Jun

“U.S. Stocks Fall on IMF Outlook, Warning on Stimulus Exit” – Bloomberg article ft. Bryan Novak

U.S. stocks fell, after yesterday’s rally in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as the International Monetary Fund cut its 2014 outlook for America and urged the central bank to carefully manage its exit from stimulus plans. (READ MORE…)

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14Jun

“S&P 500 Falls on IMF Growth Forecast as Treasuries Rise” – Bloomberg article ft. Bryan Novak

U.S. stocks fell, extending a weekly loss, as the International Monetary Fund cut its 2014 American growth forecast and warned that tapering of Federal Reserve stimulus may be risky if not handled properly. (READ MORE…)

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12Jun

“SMAs of ETFs See Assets Jump 12% in Q1” – Fund Fire article ft. Bryan Novak

A good start to the year drove assets in separately managed accounts built with exchange-traded funds up to $73 billion by March 31, a 12% rise for the first quarter, according to Morningstar. (READ MORE…)

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10Jun

Bloomberg’s “Taking Stock w/Pimm Fox” ft. Rob Stein

Rob Stein discusses Bernanke’s goals, consumer confidence, and quantitative easing on Bloomberg Radio’s “Taking Stock w/Pimm Fox” (LISTEN HERE…)

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6Jun

Business News Network segment ft. Rob Stein

“Betting on Bonds” (WATCH HERE…)

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6Jun

Harvey Dent’s Market

The current stock market is fit for Harvey Dent of the popular Batman comics. On certain days, positive fundamental data is cheered and on others it is booed. Harvey Dent was nicknamed Two-Face and it is precisely that reason why I am labeling it Harvey Dent’s Market. Two-Face based outcomes off a coin flip using…

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5Jun

Financial Times article ft. Bryan Novak

“Material losses send US stocks lower”

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