When you have looked at enough charts over a very long time – sometimes you notice the obvious, and sometimes you do not. The weekly chart for the Dow tells us that we are witnessing something truly unusual – a strong, broad-based decline across many different sectors of the market that lacks volume confirmation.
So far this year, just one tech company has gone public in the U.S. Many would-be IPO candidates are happy to stay private, where it’s been easy (until recently) to collect big sums from investors at rich valuations. But that’s starting to change and Bloomberg Gadfly’s Shira Ovide is worried that the current IPO desert could spell trouble for tech.
How fast is high-frequency trading? Faster than you think. Literally. Here’s another look at how high-frequency trading works, how they make money, and what to expect in the future for HFTs. Also, a look at how a new Canadian exchange is fighting back.
A look at the realities of Canadian debt levels, the direction of Canadian housing, the trend of Canadian stocks, and the Fed’s real intentions.
Bloomberg Television’s “Lunch Money” Host Adam Johnson reports on the battle between Muddy Waters’ Carson Block and NQ Mobile.
How leveraged is the stock market? A look at the record margin debt level of the NYSE vs. the S&P and what America pays in interest on its loans.
A look at how the government borrows money, how money works, how the biggest paper asset bubble is being created, and a simple explanation on gold price.
Mark Cuban is “glad he can be the person who can afford to stand up to the SEC.” Cuban also says the SEC needs to “treat American citizens the way they should be treated,” reports CNBC”s Andrea Day.
Are equity markets waiting for Godot? One good compromise out of Washington and we lift higher? Zacks’ Kevin Cook doesn’t think so. He’s now turned into “sell the rallies” mode. While he remains a bull long term, he advises that investors take caution. Watch the video as he gives you his market timing expertise on why the odds of a bigger correction have increased and his stock market forecast for October 2013.
U.S. securities regulators announced they have awarded an insane $14 million whistleblower incentive to a whistleblower who helped with an investigation.
On today’s “Insight & Action,” Adam Johnson shows you why you why investors shouldn’t worry about a government shutdown as he looks at past shutdowns and shows how the stock market has gone up during that time on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)