It seems even an inverted yield curve can't dampen the market's spirits! While some investors sulk in the corner (we're looking at you, Big Bears), others are dancing to the tune of opportunity. But who's really pulling the strings in this economic symphony? Is it the Fed? The elusive...
The Federal Reserve may be keeping interest rates steady this week, but trust us, the excitement is far from over. This is like a high-stakes poker game where the silence speaks volumes. This week's Market Pulse brings you a front-row seat to the action. We're unpacking the Fed's coy silence,...
The tech giants are throwing a party, and Wall Street is the hottest club in town! Forget the Federal Reserve, it's Apple, Nvidia, and Microsoft leading the dance floor. Artificial Intelligence is the DJ, spinning the latest beats that have investors grooving to record highs. In this issue of The...
As we kick off the final week of the month and second quarter, the S&P 500 is flirting with record highs despite a slight wobble in tech stocks like Nvidia. For equity bulls, the stars seem aligned with seasonal factors providing a supportive backdrop. In today’s issue, we dive into...
Gold had fallen out of favor for many investors since war broke out in Ukraine. Spot prices for gold ran as high as $2,066 in March 2022 before plummeting over 20% down to $1,630 in October of the same year. Many investors switched to other assets like cryptocurrencies in search of...
Helium is used to cool magnets in MRI machines. When we think of helium, perhaps the first thing that comes to mind is birthday balloons, but the applications for this gas go much deeper. And the demand for helium is increasing year over year. In 2023, the Helium Market is projected...
In a surprise move that shocked global markets, Chile, which has about 40% of the world’s known lithium reserves, announced it was proposing a plan to nationaliize production of the rare earth metal - a key component in EV battery production. Almost immediately, lithium mining stocks nose-dived. Albemarle Corp (ABM)...
Americans are experiencing a welcome relief at the gas pump this Thanksgiving, with gasoline prices showing a notable decline compared to earlier in the year.  This much-needed breather can be attributed to several factors, including a decrease in global crude oil prices, ample oil supplies, and reduced demand as the...
This week’s The Market Pulse dives right into a brewing market storm. Remember those rosy "soft landing" scenarios? Citigroup just threw a bucket of cold water on that optimism, predicting a hard economic landing instead. They even foresee a dramatic Fed reversal with multiple rate cuts this year –...