Finance

No Rate Hike From RBA Until Mid-2019

RBA leaving rates unchanged until 2019 will widen the rate differential between Australia and the US, short AUD/USD?  RBA has kept its neutral bias, suggesting rates could remain unchanged until mid-2019. RBA Governor Philip Lowe left rates unchanged for the 26th month in a row at a record low of 1.5%. Lowe stated that even though…

No Rate Hike From RBA Until Mid-2019

RBA leaving rates unchanged until 2019 will widen the rate differential between Australia and the US, short AUD/USD?  RBA has kept its neutral bias, suggesting rates could remain unchanged until mid-2019. RBA Governor Philip Lowe left rates unchanged for the 26th month in a row at a record low of 1.5%. Lowe stated that even though…

Greenback Advances

Overview: The US dollar is rising against most of the major and emerging market currencies. The Swiss franc and the Japanese yen are the exceptions and are holding their own. Global equities are mixed. Asia, excluding Japan, was mostly lower, with 1.2% losses in Taiwan and South Korea and 2.5% drop in Hong Kong and…

Greenback Advances

Overview: The US dollar is rising against most of the major and emerging market currencies. The Swiss franc and the Japanese yen are the exceptions and are holding their own. Global equities are mixed. Asia, excluding Japan, was mostly lower, with 1.2% losses in Taiwan and South Korea and 2.5% drop in Hong Kong and…

Corn Price Jumps After A New NAFTA Deal Is Unveiled

During the 2016 election campaign, Donald Trump talked about many things. Most importantly, he talked about immigration and trade. On trade, he derided large trade agreements as being detrimental to the United States. He promised to end the Trans Pacific Partnership on his first day on the job. He did. He then talked about the…

Corn Price Jumps After A New NAFTA Deal Is Unveiled

During the 2016 election campaign, Donald Trump talked about many things. Most importantly, he talked about immigration and trade. On trade, he derided large trade agreements as being detrimental to the United States. He promised to end the Trans Pacific Partnership on his first day on the job. He did. He then talked about the…

Helmerich & Payne Drills For Oil & Gas Production

This week I’m seeking a prestigious and long-term dividend-paying stock from the energy sector.  That sector includes six industries all related to bringing oil and gas to market. They are as follows: drilling, exploration and production (E&P), equipment and services, integrated, midstream, refining & marketing. All such oily and gassy enterprises. Today I’m reviewing a…

Helmerich & Payne Drills For Oil & Gas Production

This week I’m seeking a prestigious and long-term dividend-paying stock from the energy sector.  That sector includes six industries all related to bringing oil and gas to market. They are as follows: drilling, exploration and production (E&P), equipment and services, integrated, midstream, refining & marketing. All such oily and gassy enterprises. Today I’m reviewing a…

Expect Q3 Earnings Price Surprises

The weekly DJI (Dow Industrial Average) chart shows our Adaptive Predictive Learning (ADL) modeling system at work. In this example, we asked our ADL system what it believed would be the most likely outcome originating from July 23, 2018. The reason we selected this date is because this weekly price bar prompted the current upside…

Expect Q3 Earnings Price Surprises

The weekly DJI (Dow Industrial Average) chart shows our Adaptive Predictive Learning (ADL) modeling system at work. In this example, we asked our ADL system what it believed would be the most likely outcome originating from July 23, 2018. The reason we selected this date is because this weekly price bar prompted the current upside…