Financial Intelligence Training

August 3, 2018

Strong Job Data Helps With the Repair Process

So the second big component to diagnosing the Macroeconomic picture is out today. Job data rang in at 157K, below the 190K consensus. Yet once revisions […]
August 8, 2018

To Short Or Not To Short

To short or not to short. That is the question. With Tesla’s big short squeeze yesterday I was asked a ton of questions on the dynamics […]
August 10, 2018

Turkish Turmoil Roils Markets

Lot’s of action in overnight markets. Walking into the office early this morning, I see the FTSE, Euro Stoxx, S&P 500 and MSCI both Emerging and […]
August 15, 2018

Contagion Contained. Or Is It?

After spending the beginning of the week in the Northeast, I return to my desk in FTL to see the markets slipping once again. News of […]
August 17, 2018

Storm Clouds On the Horizon?

So what exactly do I mean when I say less participation in stocks across the board? In Wednesday’s post I talked about a different picture would […]
August 22, 2018

Liars, Tigers and Cheetahs, Oh My!

Trump’s Terrible Tuesday dominates headline news. By now, we’ve all heard about Cohen and his woes. Well, this gave pause to the S&P 500’s rally. Yesterday’s […]
August 24, 2018

Al Abaroa – Beneath the Surface Look

So as expected the word on the net is impeachment. Nothing too surprising about that. Midterms are now very interesting. Turning attention to the markets, we […]
August 29, 2018

The Important Semiconductor Sector Now Doings Its Job

The S&P 500 rushed to new all-time highs this week. We’ll give credit to the semiconductor sector for doing its job. After spending a short while […]