Category: Stock

This Is Why the Stock Market Could Crash to a New Low in April
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This Is Why the Stock Market Could Crash to a New Low in April

Hedge funds are in deep negative territory this year. Funds have blocked client withdrawals to avoid forced selling. Hedge funds will likely sell on every rally to liquidate their holdings. In March, the S&P 500 plummeted to this year’s low of 2,191.90. The move ended the longest bull market in history. While the $2 trillion…

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This Is Why the Fed Should Stay the Hell Out of the Stock Market
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This Is Why the Fed Should Stay the Hell Out of the Stock Market

The Mortgage Bankers Association warned that the Federal Reserve’s purchase of mortgage-backed securities has disrupted the market. As a result, lenders may be unable to meet hedge calls from brokers within one or two days. The warning casts an ominous shadow on predictions that the Fed could dive into the stock market next. The Mortgage…

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Stock Market Meltdown Is Doomed to Get Worse: Wall Street Economist
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Stock Market Meltdown Is Doomed to Get Worse: Wall Street Economist

The stock market looks set to secure a solid weekly gain, Friday’s downturn notwithstanding. But that’s just the sugar rush from the $2 trillion stimulus package and a promising slowdown of coronavirus cases in China. A famed Wall Street economist says the stock market still hasn’t priced in stagnant corporate profits and ballooning corporate debt.…

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This Airline Stock Surge Is Nothing But a Sucker’s Rally
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This Airline Stock Surge Is Nothing But a Sucker’s Rally

The airline sector will get $29 billion if the $2 trillion stimulus deal makes it through Congress. Air travel continues to be ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic as massive flight cancellations continue. Airline stocks bulls are ignoring the gloom the sector faces. U.S. airline stocks are one of the beneficiaries of the $2 trillion stimulus…

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Stock Market Gains Crushed By a $4 Trillion Debt Disaster
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Stock Market Gains Crushed By a $4 Trillion Debt Disaster

The government’s stimulus isn’t enough to keep the rising tide of debt at bay. The corporate debt bubble is threatening to pop despite stimulus promises. The real estate market looks primed for a meltdown as mortgage payments are delayed. The U.S. government’s unprecedented stimulus package was applauded by investors on Tuesday and the stock market…

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The Stock Market’s Only Hope Is… Tom Hanks?
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The Stock Market’s Only Hope Is… Tom Hanks?

As the stock market plunges, the Dow Jones has erased virtually all of its gains under President Trump. No amount of central bank or government stimulus has put a tourniquet on the bleeding. One Wall Street pundit says it’s time for Trump to bring out his secret weapon – Tom Hanks. The stock market is…

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Coronavirus Will Kill Stock Buybacks, Giving Bernie Sanders a Consolation Win
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Coronavirus Will Kill Stock Buybacks, Giving Bernie Sanders a Consolation Win

Airlines will face tough conditions as they seek a bailout amid the coronavirus pandemic. Legislators have tabled stock-buyback bans as one of the conditions. Bernie Sanders has long championed banning share repurchases. A change in a SEC rule in 1982 saw the amount corporations spend on share repurchases balloon from $2-$3 billion annually in the…

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