Category: US

How low can the commodity prices go?

How low can the commodity prices go?

There’s been a great rally on the down side for the commodity prices. The down trend is very strong and the bulls will have to wait a little more before  we start to see again prices rising. Most likely we are in a distribution phase in these markets. Some of the over-investments that have been...

Can Puerto Rico’s default affect the markets?

Can Puerto Rico’s default affect the markets?

This 3.5 million inhabitants’ country will have serious problems the next week. Puerto Rico is pretty small but unfortunately it has a large public debt, around $72Bln. It’s an $100Bln economy, one of the richest in the Caribbean’s region but the central government is having problems to pay $58mln this Saturday. Since the Saturday is...

Larry Page Vs Jeff Bezos

Larry Page Vs Jeff Bezos

This was a week to remember for long time for these two guys. We won’t be able to tell which of those will be the winner as the game still goes on but we can make the point only for this week. Most likely they were aware about the profits of the second quarter that...

Where is the price of coal going ?

Where is the price of coal going ?

As the price of this asset depends a lot to the natural gas price and oil price, it’s hard to make previsions about the Gas-Vegas and Crude-Vegas “trends”. If we want to have an idea about what is going on with the price of coal, we must first take a look to the Oil price...

Waiting for the rebound of the Volatility Index

Better known as the fear index, this indicator will tell you which is the right momentum to buy and sell stocks. If you are a long-term investor in the equity market then you can use the index to better hedge your portfolio from the volatility of any possible market correction. The CBOE Volatility index has...

Is the US dollar index movement a Spike ?

King dollar is back. For those, that have forecasted the ruin of the greenback only three years before, this US dollar index spike could be a nice surprise. Many investors watch the Us dollar index very closely on their trading days. For many of them is a true landmark on the positions to take during...