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Latest Articles in Economy

Earnings Season At Full Throttle
With little on the docket today regarding new economic data besides calendar Q3 earnings reports Existing Home Sales come out after the market opens today with expectations that September will be slightly weaker than August then earnings reports is where we shall focus Pre market trading

Top Oil Trader Still Sees Higher Prices In 2019
Three weeks ago, when  Brent Crude  prices hit $80 a barrel on fears of an imminent supply crunch with the Iran sanctions, one of the world’s top oil traders—Trafigura—was one of the first to start talking about a return of $100 oil. Three weeks later, Brent Crude is again trading at nearly $80 as of early Thursday,

Philly Fed Survey, Jobless Claims & Earnings Data
Earnings reports from calendar Q3 are starting to come in heavier like a storm of numbers raising the levels of investment discourse Both prior to today s market open we see plenty of companies who are leaders in their respective industries putting out new earnings reports today

What Killed The Oil Price Rally?
Oil prices fell to a one-month low on Wednesday, pushed down by a rather bearish report from the EIA that showed a large increase in crude inventories. Brent briefly dipped below $80 per barrel and WTI was back below $70 per barrel as of Wednesday afternoon. The EIA  said  that crude oil inventories rose by 6.5

Amazon Favored To Win $10 Billion Pentagon Contract
Under pressure emanating from other tech companies to cut ties with the Pentagon, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos isn’t blinking—regardless of what his employees think: Instead, Amazon will play a role in America’s defense because Bezos thinks it’s the right thing to do. But it’s also a good opportunity to look at the timing

Are You An Investor Being Set Up For The Slaughter?
Article by Avi Gilburt, ElliottWaveTrader For many years, I have been a staunch bull. In fact, many commenters and contributors on Seeking Alpha and MarketWatch were quite vocal regarding how they thought I was crazy back in 2016 for expecting the market to go from 1800 to over 2600SPX, and potentially up through

A Running Leap Into the Fourth Quarter of 2018
Will the investment performances of the first nine months of 2018 continue into the last quarter or will they reverse? So far, October is hinting reversals. We use heat maps to explore sector-style-country segments of global markets. See what has won and lost so far this year. We’re in the last quarter of 2018,

Earnings & Economic Data Deluge
As investors welcome mostly positive Q3 earnings results so far early on in the new reporting season we also get new information on the housing market this morning from a couple different sources Housing Starts Building Permits and new Mortgage Applications All these figures reflect some

U.S. Shale's Glory Days Are Numbered
There are some early signs that the U.S. shale industry is starting to show its age, with depletion rates on the rise. A study from Wood Mackenzie found that some wells in the Permian Wolfcamp were suffering from decline rates at or above 15 percent after five years, much higher than the 5 to 10 percent originally

U.S. Deficit Defies Economic 'Boomtime'
Despite a growing economy, the U.S. deficit has risen 17 percent for the fiscal year ending September 30th, hitting  $779 billion . This is the highest level since 2012, when it hit $1 trillion—but in the aftermath of a recession.  This year’s excuse doesn’t include recession damage control. In fact, it somehow