U.S. egg prices are lower just in time for Easter.
Days like Monday may be just what the S&P 500 needs to sustain a comeback from fourth-quarter losses
Amazon.com Inc. () is increasingly becoming an online marketplace, rather than a retailer. The proportion of sales made by other companies through Amazon has increased every year since 2007 and surpassed 50 percent for the first time in 2015, according to data cited Thursday by Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos in an annual letter to … Continue reading Amazon 3rd-Party Sellers
Stocks have risen more in the U.S. than in other developed markets primarily because of a performance gap between two industry groups. Technology accounted for 21.4 percent of the S&P 500’s value as of Tuesday and just 6.3 percent of EAFE’s, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Finance was weighted at 12.8 percent and 18.9 … Continue reading Tech and Developed Markets Europe Asia Far East
Mutual funds vs. ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds), what’s the deal?... A few reasons can enlighten you as you consider buying or selling exchange-traded funds or mutual funds. The Tax Benefits One advantage an ETF has over a mutual fund is the taxation. Due to their construction, ETFs only incur capital gains taxes when you sell the … Continue reading ETFs or Mutual Funds
Things are not going well, Argentinians are eating less meat. The first quarter shows trouble with the beef industry
Enjoy another cup of coffee. Increased shipments from Brazil are helping to bring prices down.
Don't be surprised if you have to pay more for avocados.
From Bloomberg... Investors in U.S. stocks have little reason for concern that the yield on 10-year Treasury notes surpassed 3 percent last week, according to Sam Stovall, CFRA Inc.’s chief investment strategist. In a report Monday, Stovall cited figures on the S&P 500 Index’s performance in months with rising yields during the past 65 years. … Continue reading What 10-year yield matters most for stocks?
Economy and stock market’s fundamentals are strong right now. Year-over-year earnings growth is currently at 20%. It looks like the final year-over-year earnings growth for 2018 will probably be somewhere closer to 15%. The yield curve is still positive (Yield curve is bearish for the market once it becomes inverted). Inflation growth is still muted. … Continue reading Is the Market Stuck?