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Reaction to headlines can hurt investors

Headline news warnings and stock market risks explained

Headline news warnings and stock market risks explained as possible market overreactions. Reactive trading and emotions can drive market action. At such times, turmoil, not smart investing decisions, drive markets. To avoid being spooked, and trading with your emotions, inform yourself, do your homework and take the long view.

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Auto sales matter to the economy

Autos, jobs and the FED

Autos, jobs and the FED Part 2 of 2 in the White Top View series: Key Market Indicators. Part 1, 4 Signals cut through stock market noise introduced these key market indicators. This time auto sales, employment and the Fed or U.S. Federal Reserve funds rate are discussed.

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4 Key economic indicators stack up

4 Key market indicators cut the noise

Key market indicators for anyone interested in stock market direction are reports of house prices, auto sales, employment and the FED fund rate. Together, these indicators reliably point to the stock market direction. They are dependable indicators on the collective economic activity of the population. Stock market direction consistently follows the direction of the general economy.

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Today we have a taper dance and balloons!

Pre-open the futures were negative with Asian markets down and Europe still falling so what is to happen? Oil down and expected to continue and gold down still so that makes it hard to see Canada’s market move up; we expect a down day. US Fed Chairman Ben’s taper talk scared some investors who are running from […]

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