The US Dollar has sunk to 2.5 year lows. This is a significant time frame, as currently, Brent oil futures are also at 2.5 year highs. Outdoing both of these, gold is at all-time nominal highs, having closed April 2011 at $1563/oz.
Bernanke keeps saying that a strong dollar is in the U.S.’ best interests, and [...]
So what’s this “Hindenburg Omen” you may have been hearing about lately? Is it an economic conspiracy theory, or does it really have any value as a leading indicator for a market slowdown?
The Hindenburg Omen is a technical indicator created by the blind mathematician, Jim Miekka, that is supposed to predict financial crashes – and [...]
I’m sure you’ve heard some version of the phrase “it’s the bottom-line that counts.” The bottom-line refers to what you get to keep of your income after all your expenses and bills are paid.
Earnings and Bottom-Line Growth
In business terms, the bottom-line represents earnings. Earnings are arguably the ultimate measure of growth of a business because [...]
If you’ve never paid attention to Beta (β) (or “B”) before, listen up. Even if you don’t consider yourself a technical analyst or a seasoned investor, or if you are just getting into stocks now, beta is fairly easy to understand and can help you with your stock picking decisions.
Beta is a mathematical measurement of [...]