When fear and volatility rear their ugly heads, investors will traditionally turn to more conservative investments — such as gold. Presumably, this is what happened during the bitterly fought presidential campaign. In 2016, the price of gold, which ended the year up about 8%, had climbed as much as 28% at one point.
Similarly, many gold stocks enjoyed quite the ride last year —....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockMarch 29, 2017: The S&P 500 closed higher on the day, up 0.11 % and 2.56 points to 2,361.14. Separately the DJIA closed down 0.20% on the day at 20,659.39, down approximately 42.11 points. The question remains if the DJIA gain on Tuesday was just a head fake as the index is lower versus the Nasdaq and the S&P500.
The recovery that oil has made on Tuesday and Wednesday....More>>>
While Trump uses the Twitter handle, @realDonaldTrump, markets are trading based on which Trump persona is on display and markets need to know which is the real Donald Trump – the one that delivered an impressive State of the Union and is focused on lower taxes and regulation, or the Trump that seems to hold grudges and gets focused on tangential issues?
Please follow this link to read my previous articles about Frontier Communications.
Frontier Communications (NYSE:FTR) continues to face negative pressure as the company tries to improve its balance sheet. Since I last penned an article about the company, it has faced downgrades from Moody’s and Fitch Ratings. Both these agencies have downgraded Frontier’s debt to B2 levels. Moody’s....More>>>
The stock markets gains may have you dancing a jig. But they may also have you breaking into a sweat. To ease your anxiety, you might consider adding a small dose of alternative investmentsthings that zig when the stock market zagsto your portfolio, even if it means giving up some po