Traders Are Focusing on FANG Through Nasdaq Futures

Traders Are Focusing on FANG Through Nasdaq Futures

E-mini Nasdaq futures trading soared to new highs amid recent tech-stock volatility.

Why Housing Is a Leading Economic Indicator

Why Housing Is a Leading Economic Indicator

Construction data, Fed rates and commodity markets combine to tell the story of housing. What does that tell us about overall economic health?

Be Ready for This Rally to Lose Steam

Be Ready for This Rally to Lose Steam

The data is increasingly suggesting a pause/retracement of January's gains. Get ready for it.

Oil Hits 2019 High as OPEC Output Slumps, US Sanction on Venezuela Take Toll

Oil Hits 2019 High as OPEC Output Slumps, US Sanction on Venezuela Take Toll

Global oil prices traded at the highest levels of the year Monday following a report that suggested a steep slump in OPEC production rates that followed a decline in U.S drilling installations last week and the start of sanctions on the sale of Venezuelan crude into the United States.

Is the Super Bowl Indicator Real?

Is the Super Bowl Indicator Real?

The big game has revealed some stunning market trends, but for market analysis, you would be wise to look elsewhere.

Economist Perspective: Market Challenges

Economist Perspective: Market Challenges

2019: Another year of policy uncertainty and high volatility for major markets?

Fed Update: Powell Caved to Stock Market and Trump Pressure

Fed Update: Powell Caved to Stock Market and Trump Pressure

Rate increases are off the table for now, balance sheet normalization is on hold, and potentially the groundwork is laid for the next round of quantitative easing.

Market Movers: January U.S. Jobs Report

Market Movers: January U.S. Jobs Report

Is the narrative of a tight jobs market still the case?

Striking Options: Trade Tariffs and Gold's Flight to Quality

Striking Options: Trade Tariffs and Gold's Flight to Quality

Gold bulls are focusing on Fed rhetoric and U.S.-China trade tensions.

Global Oil Prices Gain as US Sanctions Venezuela Crude Sales to Pressure Maduro

Global Oil Prices Gain as US Sanctions Venezuela Crude Sales to Pressure Maduro

Global oil prices turned higher Tuesday as investors reacted to a move by the U.S. State Department to sanction the sale of Venezuelan crude to the United States in an effort to pressure President Nicolas Maduro to cede power to rival Juan Guaidó, whom international observers deem the rightful winner of that country's disputed elections.