1. Home /
  2. Bearish Bet

Bearish Bet

Fed Unlikely to Cut Loose

Fed Unlikely to Cut Loose

The odds that the Fed would cut were already quite low and the news Tuesday of some progress on China trade makes it even more unlikely.

Dawn of the Fed

Dawn of the Fed

Try if you will to mute out the news, but the indicators are heading into the Fed-meeting in no man's land.

Chart of the Day: Retail Investor Accounts Razed Amid Tesla's Decline

Chart of the Day: Retail Investor Accounts Razed Amid Tesla's Decline

Tesla is tanking Robin Hood accounts.

U.S. Inflation Gauge Jumps in April, Shows Fastest Price Increases Since 2017

U.S. Inflation Gauge Jumps in April, Shows Fastest Price Increases Since 2017

Prices on consumer purchases, excluding food and energy, rose by 0.25% in April, the most since October 2017, a report from the Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis shows. The Federal Reserve monitors this price index on 'core' consumer purchases when setting benchmark U.S. interest rates.

As Trade War Hits, China Looks Unsteady as $1.1 Trillion Treasury Investor

As Trade War Hits, China Looks Unsteady as $1.1 Trillion Treasury Investor

Some traders have speculated that China might liquidate its $1.1 trillion of U.S. Treasury bonds as a way of striking back against President Donald Trump's tariffs on imports from the country. But such a scenario might hide the real urgency: The Chinese government might need the cash, according to the wealth manager deVere Group.

Tesla Short Interest Surges as Skepticism Abounds on Loan Deal

Tesla Short Interest Surges as Skepticism Abounds on Loan Deal

Tesla short sellers are renewing their revolt against Tesla after a recent capital raise initially sent the stock rallying.

'Amazon of Africa' Is More Like a Nigerian Prince Scam, Says This Shortseller

'Amazon of Africa' Is More Like a Nigerian Prince Scam, Says This Shortseller

Shortseller Andrew Left says Jumia's post IPO stock jump is built on fraud.

Where Is Gold's Wall of Worry?

Where Is Gold's Wall of Worry?

Mark Hulbert says gold market contrarians remain on the sidelines, patiently waiting for the timers' aggressive bearishness.

May's Market Outlook: It's Too Quiet Out There

May's Market Outlook: It's Too Quiet Out There

Rob Isbitts says we need to remember that, at some point, the market will return to its unfinished business from late last year.

Should Bulls Be Worried About Light Trading Volume?

Should Bulls Be Worried About Light Trading Volume?

Will the market fall in coming weeks? Well, it could, writes Mark Hulbert. But don't blame declining trade volume.