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    Dividends

    VTI Versus VOO ETF: Tax Efficiency, Explained

    By Rachel Curry
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    Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

    Does Vanguard Have Any Cryptocurrency ETFs?

    By Rachel Curry
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    Earnings Report

    Ford Credit’s 2Q15 Profits Rise on Higher Volumes

    We’ve seen the 2Q15 performance of Ford’s (F) automotive operations. Now, we’ll look at how Ford Credit contributed to Ford’s 2Q15 profits.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Labor Market Slack Impacts Prices and Wages

    If the unemployment gap is declining and the participation gap is rising, it could be due to an increase in labor market slack.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Could Lead to Further Upgrades for Cliffs Natural Resources?

    The average target price for CLF is $3.4 compared to its current market price of $4.9. The target price still implies a downside potential of 30%.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • Energy & Utilities

    Why smaller oil and gas firms are foraying into high yield debt

    High yield debt markets saw $6 billion worth of new supply issued across 12 transactions in the week ending October 24.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Earnings Report

    Will Medtronic Maintain Its Revenue Growth Momentum in Fiscal 1Q18?

    In fiscal 1Q18, Wall Street analysts expect Medtronic’s (MDT) revenue to be ~$7.45 billion, which represents a rise of ~4% in comparison to its fiscal 1Q17 revenue of $7.17 billion.

    By Sarah Collins
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Are the Markets Too Optimistic?

    Market participants were caught by surprise when they read that the Federal Open Market Committee’s members were concerned about slowing growth in the US economy during 1Q17.

    By Ricky Cove
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Label Expansion Expected to Boost Keytruda’s 2017 Revenue

    On October 24, 2016, the FDA approved Merck & Co’s (MRK) Keytruda as a second-line therapy for patients suffering from non-small cell lung cancer (or NSCLC).

    By Margaret Patrick
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    These Key Economic Indicators Were Released Last Week

    In this series, we’ll take a look at the final US 2Q16 GDP reading, Japan’s retail sales for August, US consumer confidence in September, and US weekly crude oil inventories.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why a Chinese Market Slump Won’t Affect the Economy

    The Chinese market slump is not likely to dampen consumer spending or affect the economy. Stocks make up a mere 15% of Chinese household financial assets.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Real US Rates Have Been Climbing

    Real US rates have been climbing, while rates are falling in much of the rest of the world. As Russ explains, this divergence has a number of implications for investors.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Consumer

    Bloomin’ Brands loses to its peers in year-to-date returns

    As of September 20, 2014, year-to-date (or YTD) returns for Bloomin’ Brands (BLMN) was -30.7%.

    By Adam Jones
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    Fund Managers

    Where Are Interest Rates Going? Ray Dalio Weighs In

    Ray Dalio, and Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio discussed the future of the economy and the next recession. Here’s what you need to know.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    REER 101: An Introduction to Real Effective Exchange Rates

    The International Monetary Fund defines REER as an average of the bilateral real exchange rates between a country and its trading partners, weighted by their respective trade shares.

    By VanEck
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    Basic Materials

    Cliffs Natural Resources’ US Volumes: Will There Be a Surprise?

    On June 9, 2016, Cliffs announced that it will be reopening its United Taconite plant in northeastern Minnesota two months early due to a contract with U.S. Steel Canada.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    REITs 101: Understanding this Investment Vehicle

    In this series, we’ll get down to the brass tacks of investing in the REIT sector, the market’s current landscape, and the benefits you can expect from this type of investment.

    By Michael Orzano
  • Earnings Report

    Bloomin’ Brands’ year-to-date return as of 3Q14

    As of November 2014, Bloomin’ Brands’ (BLMN) year-to-date (or YTD) return was -7.6%. BLMN operates casual dining restaurants. It competes with companies like EAT and TXRH.

    By Adam Jones
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    Earnings Report

    Global Turmoil Continues to Weigh on Freeport-McMoRan

    Metal shares bear the brunt whenever there’s a global turmoil in the markets. China’s slowdown could continue to weigh heavily on metal companies like Freeport.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Will a Busy Week of Macros Affect Markets?

    The first week of May is packed with key macro events. On the monetary front, we have the FOMC meeting scheduled during the week and the all-important April jobs numbers set to come out on Friday.

    By Ricky Cove
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does Cliffs Natural Resources’s Valuation Multiple Suggest?

    Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) is trading at a forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 13.2x, compared to its last-five-year average of 9.6x. Its stock price has risen 40% in the last month.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Financials

    Will the Fed Have to Use More Unconventional Measures?

    Global monetary policy is unconventional. From an era of lowering interest rates to boost economic growth, central bankers are taking rates into negative territory.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Fund Managers

    Larry Fink Says Lower Rates Hampered Savings around the World

    Various central banks in developed nations (EFA) have lowered their key interest rates close to the zero level to revive their economies.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Might Cliffs’ Valuation Catalysts Be in 2017?

    Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) is trading at a forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 12.9x, compared to its trailing-five-year average of 9.6x.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Varian’s Halcyon Treatment System Sees Emerging Market Demand

    Halcyon The Halcyon system, Varian Medical Systems’ (VAR) recently launched cancer treatment device, aims to simplify and enhance IMRT (image-guided volumetric intensity modulated radiotherapy). The device has received clearance by the FDA (US Food and Drug Administration). By next year, Varian expects to receive regulatory approvals for the device in China and Japan. For more information […]

    By Sarah Collins
  • Financials

    Must-know: An overview of the 52-week Treasury bills auction

    The U.S. Treasury auctioned $102 billion worth of Treasury bills (or T-bills) last week. The 52-week, or one-year, auction was held on September 16. The auction size was set at $25 billion—unchanged from August’s auction. The auction demand was slightly lower, with the bid-to-cover ratio falling to 4.06x—compared to 4.10x in August. The ratio averaged ~4.41x in 2014.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Saudi Arabia’s Bond Sale Affects US Treasury Bonds

    Saudi Arabia has also been involved in the sale of US Treasuries. The country is the 15th-largest holder of US Treasury bonds in the world.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Consumer

    Why McDonald’s took a big hit in China

    China is part of the APMEA region. Same-store sales were down 22.7%. Approximately 5,000 restaurants were affected when McDonald’s suspended its meat supplier.

    By Adam Jones
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why the Japan Services PMI Improved in June 2017

    The Japan Services PMI (EWJ) (DXJ) stood at 53.3 in June 2017 compared to 53.0 in May 2017. It met the market expectation of 53.2.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Fund Managers

    Gross on Rising US Credit Level: Lehman Brothers, Anyone?

    The rising credit level is a warning sign for the economy, and Gross believes this situation may trigger a crisis like the 2008 global debt crisis.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Nike’s Target Markets: Everything You Need to Know

    Nike (NKE) faces some challenges in its target markets. In the US, economic growth rates have tapered down, and the trade war could affect its China market.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    IMF expects economic growth to slow a bit, again

    The International Monetary Fund expects the world’s economic growth to rise by 3.5% in 2015 and 3.7% in 2016, a pace it describes as “moderate.”

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Strong US Copper Demand Indicators Bode Well for Freeport-McMoRan

    An uptick in construction activity would lead to higher copper demand. Construction spending has been strong in the US, breaching the $1 trillion annualized mark for three straight months.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Earnings Report

    Forget Financial Leverage: Cliffs Can Now Pursue Growth

    Cliffs’ (CLF) debt escalated due to acquisitions at the peak of the cycle and subsequent write-downs.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Fund Managers

    Visteon Is a New Addition to Highfields Capital’s 4Q14 Portfolio

    Visteon (VC) is a major global supplier of electronics, interiors and climate components, modules, and systems to original equipment manufacturers within the automotive industry.

    By Stuart McKenzie
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Else Could Drive Gilead’s Long-Term Growth?

    In December 2017, Kite, a Gilead Sciences (GILD) company, presented long-term follow-up data from its pivotal ZUMA-1 trial of Yescarta.

    By Daniel Collins
  • Financials

    The big 3 ETF providers in the US—iShares, SPDR, and Vanguard

    In the U.S., Blackrock (BLK), State Street GA (STT), and Vanguard are the top three ETF providers. They have a 40.1%, 22.3%, and 20.7% market share, respectively.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    REITs 101: Understanding this Vehicle

    By Michael Orzano, Director, Global Equity Indices Publicly traded property stocks, including real estate investment trusts (or REITs) and real estate operating companies (or REOCs), allow investors to gain exposure to real estate, which is generally an illiquid asset class, without sacrificing the liquidity benefits of listed equities. They also typically offer higher yields than […]

    By Michael Orzano
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    Healthcare

    Average hours worked per week rebounding to ’07 highs, good for lower jobless claims

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), average hours worked per week is now near 2007 highs, which should bode well for a continued improvement in weekly jobless claims.

    By Jonathan Casteleyn, CFA
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    Financials

    How Brexit Could Impact GDP, Capital Flows, and Growth in the UK

    According to the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Database, the UK’s GDP was $2.7 trillion in 2015.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Stanley Druckenmiller: Why the Bull Market Is Exhausting Itself

    Stanley Druckenmiller, chair and CEO of the Duquesne Family Office and billionaire investor, discussed his views about the current investment environment at the Sohn Investment Conference in New York.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Diversification Is More than Just a Buzzword

    Diversification is important because a diversified portfolio has higher risk-adjusted returns than a portfolio exposed to only one security.

    By Nelli Oster, PhD
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    Financials

    Why Morgan Stanley Prefers Emerging Markets over US Markets

    Similar to other investment banks, Morgan Stanley (MS) doesn’t have high hopes for US markets in 2019.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • Consumer

    Must-know: Darden’s promo strategies for its 2 big restaurants

    Darden Restaurants (DRI) will run its Never Ending Pasta Bowl for $9.99 campaign as part of its Brand Renaissance program during the fall to boost sales at Olive Garden. Olive Garden launched the unlimited pasta campaign in September, selling 1,000 passes for $100. The pass enables a pass holder to enjoy unlimited pasta, breadsticks, and soda for 49 days, according to Fox News.

    By Adam Jones
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Brief Recap of the Abbott–Alere Deal Developments

    Three months after announcing a $5.8 billion deal in which Abbott Laboratories (ABT) would buy Alere (ALR), Alere rejected Abbott’s $50 million offer to end the deal. On December 7, Abbott sued Alere to terminate the deal.

    By Sarah Collins
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    Earnings Report

    Will Cliffs Natural Resources’ Cost-Cutting Initiatives Work?

    Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) reduced its capex (capital expenditure) budget for 2015 from $100–$125 million to $85–$95 million.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How You Can Win More By Losing Less

    Most investors focus much of their time on picking assets that have the potential to win. However, limiting downside risk is just as important.

    By Dennis Stattman
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Rise of Factory Automation in China

    The rise of factory automation in China (GCH) has been rapid and unprecedented. China is the largest market for robots and automated parts.

    By Aberdeen Asian Equities Team
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Aging World Means a Graying Workforce

    We’re in a rapidly aging world. According to the United Nations World Population Prospects report, the median age of the world is estimated to grow from 29 years in 2010 to 36 years by 2050.

    By Chip Castille
  • Consumer

    Dunkin’ Donuts’ 3Q14 same-store sales dip in Korean market

    The Korean market, which represents 45% of Dunkin’s International segment’s sales, dragged down the same-store sales. The company also closed stores in Korea and the Philippines during the quarter.

    By Adam Jones
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    A Tale of 4 Central Banks

    In this series, we’ll analyze how different asset classes like bonds (BND) and global equities (VTI) reacted to last week’s central bank events.

    By Ricky Cove
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities May Offer Some Value

    TIPS may offer some value as inflation breakeven seems modest. TIPS provide investors a hedge against inflation just like gold (GLD) and other commodities (DBC).

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Energy & Utilities

    Why the US economy rebounded to clock a healthy 4% growth in 2Q14

    GDP components like consumer spending, business and residential investment, and price (inflation) indexes give you important clues with respect to the direction of the economy.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Miscellaneous

    How Analysts View CLF as Its 1Q17 Earnings Release Approaches

    Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) has “buy” recommendations from 13% of analysts covering the stock and “sell” recommendations from another 25% of these analysts. About 63% of analysts recommend a “hold.”

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Receding Currency Headwinds Favor US Tech

    Although the valuation multiples for the tech sector are higher than its historical averages, the prices are supported by robust earnings growth.

    By Heidi Richardson
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why a September Rate Liftoff Seems Likely

    Atlanta Fed president Dennis Lockhart recently stated that it would take “significant deterioration in data” for him to reject the idea of a September rate hike.

    By Jeffrey Rosenberg
  • Financials

    Will uncertainty about global growth and public finances continue?

    Eastern countries may seem to be in a better position compared to their western counterparts. But you can’t turn a blind eye to the country-specific or macroeconomic challenges that face these economies either.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    These Key Economic Indicators Were Released Last Week

    In this series, we’ll take a look at global manufacturing PMI figures and the US jobs report for September 2016.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Fund Managers

    Jeffrey Gundlach: How to Survive the Market Zigzags in 2019

    Jeffrey Gundlach expects 2019 to continue to be a volatile year. The last quarter of 2018 was quite volatile after a prolonged calm in the markets.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • Basic Materials

    Retirement pick: Gold and the long-term investor

    There is often a debate among academics, financial gurus, asset managers, and advisors as to the place for non-traditional assets in a portfolio.

    By Mike Kane
  • Consumer

    Why Baskin-Robbins’ 3Q14 same-store sales were up in the US

    Baskin-Robbins U.S. same-store sales grew 5.8% from 3.2% year-over-year. This was primarily driven by the company’s Plus Up promotion and by online cake sales. According to the company, the promotion in particular drove franchise profitability in 3Q14.

    By Adam Jones
  • Consumer

    Why Dunkin’ Brands’ 3Q14 operating margins improved

    Dunkin’ Brands reported $13.3 million in occupancy costs compared to $13.4 million in the corresponding quarter a year ago. This includes rental expenses related to the restaurant location, which do not fluctuate because the locations are leased for the long term at a fixed price.

    By Adam Jones
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    Financials

    Can Increased Volatility Lead to More Capital Investment?

    The US stock market is currently subject to increased volatility. The past two years have seen market uncertainty heightening.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Financials

    Ray Dalio to Bond Investors: We’re There!

    In a recent appearance at the Delivering Alpha conference, Ray Dalio commented on the amount and nature of debt in the global (VTI) (ACWI) economy.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Oil Has Been Weighing Down Saudi Arabia

    Oil is critical to Saudi Arabia. The country is the largest exporter of petroleum, with 18% of the world’s proven petroleum reserves.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Paul Krugman Sees a ‘Trump Slump’ in the Making

    While Krugman agrees that the US economy (SPY) (IWM) (QQQ) has been adding jobs at a good pace and is also closer to full employment, he attributes the achievement to the low-interest rate regime.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    AbbVie Expects Peak Sales of $7 Billion for Imbruvica

    AbbVie (ABBV) has projected Imbruvica’s annual revenues to be $5 billion by 2020. That would be driven by a rapid uptake in the first line chronic lymphocytic leukemia (or CLL) segment.

    By Margaret Patrick
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    Healthcare

    When Will Fed Tightening Start to Hurt the US Economy?

    Fed chair Jerome Powell said US companies are becoming more worried about the impact of tariffs and trade wars.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    Do Strong Growth and Weak Inflation Make a Case for a Lower Rate?

    The US Bureau of Economic Analysis released its personal consumption expenditure (or PCE) price index today. The PCE index is the Federal Reserve’s preferred gauge of inflation.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Financials

    JPMorgan Chase Expects Gold to Go Higher in 2019

    JPMorgan Chase (JPM) thinks that gold prices (GLD) should go higher. Right now, the Fed is patient on rate hikes.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Basic Materials

    Newmont and Goldcorp Merger Could Create Shareholder Value

    The merger will combine Newmont Mining’s 68.5 million ounces and Goldcorp’s 52.8 million ounces to form the world’s largest asset base.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    Job Market Rebounds in March, Markets Breathe a Sigh of Relief

    The US (IVV) jobs report for March was released on April 5. Job additions in the country came in at 196,000 in March.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    Wall Street Is on High Alert ahead of US Jobs Report Release

    The Department of Labor (VTI) is scheduled to release March employment data on April 5.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Financials

    Morgan Stanley: ‘Get Defensive’ on Inverted Yield Curve

    Morgan Stanley (MS) equity strategist Michael Wilson said that investors should “remain defensively positioned,” as last week’s yield curve inversion was bearish for stock markets (DIA) (IVV).

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    These Assets Could Be Attractive If Fed Rethinks Inflation Course

    The Federal Reserve’s two main objectives are stabilizing prices and maximizing employment.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Financials

    JPM Likes Gold, as Fed Might Let Inflation Overshoot Target

    The Federal Reserve has two main objectives: price stability and maximizing employment.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does Tim Cook Disagree with Buffett’s Views on iPhone Pricing?

    Apple continues to be Berkshire’s largest single holding, with a value of ~$39.37 billion as of the end of the fourth quarter.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    Where Druckenmiller Suggests Investing amid Market Fluctuation

    Stanley Druckenmiller shared his views on markets and the economy with Bloomberg TV in December.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    Fed: Jobs Report Could Show Future Rate Hike Path

    Fed policymakers are watching the job data closely. The data show whether the US economy is strong enough to withstand interest rate hikes.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    January’s Jobs Report: Analysts’ Expectations

    The Department of Labor (VTI) is scheduled to release the January employment data on February 1.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    Why China’s Iron Ore Demand Could Soon Weaken

    As China consumes more than 70% of seaborne-traded iron ore, it’s imperative for iron ore investors to track the country’s demand and outlook.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Basic Materials

    Newmont and Goldcorp Set to Form the World’s Largest Gold Company

    Newmont Mining (NEM) and Goldcorp (GG) held a joint conference call on January 14 to brief investors and analysts about their merger, in which Newmont and Goldcorp shareholders are to own ~65% and ~35% of the combined entity, respectively.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Consumer

    Credit Suisse: Less Bullish on SPY, Still Positive

    Credit Suisse slashed SPY’s target for the end of 2019 from 3,350 to 2,925 in December. The previous target was the most bullish outlook.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Financials

    Goldman Sachs: Investors Should Get Defensive in 2019

    Goldman Sachs’ (GS) chief equity strategist, David Kostin, expects the S&P 500 (SPY) to reach 3,000 by the end of 2019.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple and Starbucks Fell as Goldman Sachs Warned of China

    Today, the stocks of the US tech giant Apple (AAPL) and coffee store chain Starbucks (SBUX) fell. Here’s the connection.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Basic Materials

    Analysts Expect These Measures from China to Arrest Slowdown

    Like many market participants, J.P. Morgan (JPM) also feels that China (MCHI) needs to do much more to stimulate its economy.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    China’s Slowing Inflation Renews Its Slowdown Concerns

    While the markets have remained in the green for the last few days, they are getting spooked on renewed China slowdown fears.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    US Job Additions and Unemployment: What Do Markets Expect?

    The non-farm payrolls for the US (IVV) (QQQ) were 155,000 in November, which underwhelmed economists’ consensus of 198,000.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    Why Wall Street Isn’t Hoping for a Strong Jobs Report Tomorrow

    The US Department of Labor (VTI) is set to release December employment data on January 4.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    China’s Manufacturing Activity Contracted in December

    According to the Caixin/Markit manufacturing PMI, China’s manufacturing activity in December contracted for the first time in 19 months.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Warren Buffett: Was Investing in Apple another Mistake?

    The world’s largest tech company, Apple (AAPL), is set to register one of the worst quarterly losses in its stock in the fourth quarter this year.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Financials

    Why J.P. Morgan Is Bullish on Gold in the Second Half of 2019

    In contrast to Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s bullish view on gold (GLD) in 2019, JPMorgan Chase (JPM) expects gold (NUGT) and silver’s (SLV) performance to remain to lukewarm—at least in the first half of 2019.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    AT&T to Benefit from Aquaman Winning the Pre-Christmas Race

    AT&T (T) gained a number of assets through its acquisition of Time Warner including HBO, Turner, and Warner Bros.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Apple Announce a Reduced Outlook for March Quarter?

    Apple (AAPL) stock has lost 33% in the last three months.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Consumer

    Auto Industry: Could the Fed’s Rate Hike Hurt Truck Sales?

    This year so far has been better for US auto sales than was earlier predicted by many automakers and experts.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Financials

    Is Cash an Attractive Hideout in 2019? Goldman Sachs Believes So

    Goldman Sachs (GS) says that this year has proven to be an average one for major asset classes.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Apple Car Coming? Its Latest Move Could Be a Hint!

    In the last couple of months, the negativity surrounding Apple (AAPL) has gone up significantly.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Healthcare

    Could Market Risks Restore Investor Confidence in Gold in 2019?

    As we’ve discussed in this series, market uncertainty is increasing after an unusually calm 2017 and part of 2018.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    Why the World Gold Council Thinks Gold Is ‘Interestingly Balanced’

    The World Gold Council (or WGC) chief Market Strategist and Head of Research, John Reade, analyzed gold’s performance in 2018.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Basic Materials

    Is the Party Over for Commodities as China Steel Feels the Heat?

    On November 26, iron ore prices collapsed, recording their largest one-day fall of 8.4% since April 2017.

    By Anuradha Garg
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