How China's Rise to Top Oil Importer Affects Global Markets
China has surpassed the U.S. as the No. 1 importer of oil, and current indications are that Chinese oil demand will average 1.9% higher annually through 2035.
Money Morning Global Energy Strategist Dr. Kent Moors joined CCTV NewsTo continue reading click here...
Why Gold Prices Are Down Right Now
Gold prices are the honey badger of precious metals right now.
As 2011's very popular YouTube video showed us, the honey badger makes moves that don't make sense – it "don't care."
And neither does gold.
Like the honey badger, gold prices just don't seem to care that the world has teetered on the brink of destruction all year. They just keep heading lower.Here’s what’s been dragging gold down...
October Jobs Report: Labor Force Shrinks to 35-Year Low
Despite worries the 16-day government shutdown would weigh on job growth, the October jobs report was surprisingly strong.
That's what the government is reporting, anyway…
According to the Labor Department numbers released today (Friday), employers increased headcount by 204,000 in October, handily beating the 120,000 many economists expected. The government report also showed revisions to late summer numbers, revealing an extra 60,000 jobs total were created in August and September.And here's what that means for the markets...
This "Spark" Could Help Fetch a 935% Gain
Editor's Note: Sid's new Small-Cap Rocket Alert is off to a terrific start. His first recommendation is up more than 35% in less than 30 days. And the shares he recommended this week could also climb quickly. Sid's projecting a 935% potential gain over the next 15 months. The move will be driven by a series of "sparks," or catalysts, like the one he's going to show you today…
We hear Wall Street's wizards pontificate, on and on, about the true value of a company all the time. They support their claims with a wide range of ratios.Or something even more powerful...
Activist Investors Will Be Targeting More Stocks – Meaning Higher Share Prices Ahead
This year activist investors have been busier than ever, but they're just getting started.
That's because conditions in the market right now couldn't be any more ideal for activist investing, and the hedge fund managers who do this sort of thing are not known for letting opportunities go to waste.Here's how...
Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) Stock Gains 73% Today Thanks to IPO Fever
The hottest IPO of 2013 hit the market today, and Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) stock lived up to its hype… (today, anyway).
Shares of Twitter opened at $45 a share, 73% above its initial public offering price. Within minutes, shares surged another $5 to $50.08 a share, up nearly 90%.
TWTR ended the day at $44.94.
Shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange around 10:50 a.m. Thursday under the symbol TWTR. Thirty-eight million shares changed hands within 10 minutes. Unlike Facebook Inc.'s (Nasdaq: FB) IPO fiasco, Twitter's debut went off without a hitch.To continue reading, please click here...
The Best Plays in the Stock Market Right Now
While there are a lot of boats lifted by this rising tide, not every stock is a winner…To continue reading click here...
Twitter IPO Is Out of the Gate – and Reality Is Out the Window
The Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) hype machine is in full gear, and the first trades are now indicating $45, up 73% from the $26 pricing last night.
If the stock market were a pinball machine, it would read "tilt."
Twitter's gross revenue is slowing. It's up only 6.1% in Q3 2013 from a year ago versus 10.6% in 2012 and 17.1% in 2011.Here’s how those investors were hoodwinked…