Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.
Bigger than Apple, Amazon and Priceline combined
The Internet of Things is not a single industry or sector. Rather, it’s a force that’s already sweeping across nearly all technologies and industries. Read Dr. Martin Weiss’ own impressions and predictions for this game-changing industry here.
Manufacturing activity continues to be weak in Texas and other parts of the country. Jon Markman explains the consequences.
Sickly Stock Market Internals
In spite of all the major indices skyrocketing through record highs in October, Larry Edelson still maintains caution. Find out why.
The ETF Money Flow Highlights Potentially Profitable Trends
Because low-cost ETFs have grown so popular among investors, they’re a pretty good proxy for overall capital flows in global financial markets. And right now, they’re signaling some pretty troubling trends for Mike Burnick.
The Most Important Question for Today’s Investors
Run with the crowd, or lean against it? Mike Larson gives you his opinion of the challenges facing stocks as the year-end nears. Read here.
The Week’s Hot News
Money and Markets columnists Mike Larson and Mike Burnick take a look at key financial and political events around the globe after the market close. Here are the week’s highlights:
|“Bond King” Bill Gross argues that years of ZIRP have destroyed the real economy.|
Stocks Strong, But So Are the Red Flags
The recent rebound has left investors scratching their heads about what’s next because the rebound has seemed to defy both gravity and reason. Mike Burnick explains why.
Bill Gross: ZIRP Hurting More Than Helping
“Bond King” Bill Gross says that ultra-low rates aren’t just failing to stimulate the economy — they’re actually hurting it. Mike Larson explains why.
Where the jobs are … and aren’t
The U.S. economy is starting to bend, burdened by a slower world economy and a weak energy sector. How does this affect markets? Mike Larson explains.
This Sector Has Real Bite Right Now
The FANGs are sinking their teeth into the wild-eyed imagination of profit-hungry investors. Mike Larson explains the acronym.
The Money and Markets Team