Market Overview

Steven Hansen
U.S. Economic Outlook Appears Stable
By Steven Hansen - Oct 04, 2015

There is no question that the economy is not running on all cylinders - but despite some pundits claiming the economy is about to crash - there is no evidence in the data using the current forecasting...

Wall Street Daily
BDCs Available At A Discount
By Wall Street Daily - Oct 04, 2015

Income investors scouting for really juicy yields are often attracted to business development companies (BDCs). These REIT-like vehicles lend to small- and medium-sized businesses, often on a junior ...

Blair Jensen
Getting Comfortable With Volatility
By Blair Jensen - Oct 04, 2015

The most significant thing I’m seeing this week is my measures of risk strengthening amid large range days and high volatility. Market participants are getting comfortable with wide swings in ...

Danske Markets
Weekly Focus Sweden: Growing Weakness  
By Danske Markets - Oct 04, 2015

Market movers ahead A variety of speeches and the minutes of the last FOMC meeting will shed light on the Fed's view of the economy and how far we are from a rate hike. The Bank of England is not ...

Marvin Clark
Jobs Report Friday: Meh
By Marvin Clark - Oct 04, 2015

DOW + 200 = 16,472SPX + 27 = 1951NAS + 80 = 470710 YR YLD – .05 = 1.99%OIL + .92 = 45.66GOLD + 24.90 = 1139.40SILV + .74 = 15.37 The economy added a seasonally adjusted 142,000 jobs in ...

Sober Look
Fed's Lifotff: A Shift In Sentiment
By Sober Look - Oct 04, 2015

Friday's US jobs report combined with the September FOMC decision has significantly altered market expectations for the timing of the first hike by the Federal Reserve. The Fed funds futures implied ...