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Eagle Financial Publications

The Global Guru: Why I Expect the Stock Market to Rally in Q4

For all the hand-wringing about the recent stock market gyrations, the U.S. market hasn’t budged much at all in 2014. As of yesterday’s close, the S&P 500 is up 3.04% and the Dow Jones is... Read >>

Low Oil Prices Hurting U.S. Shale Operations

By Nick Cunningham for Slumping oil prices are putting pressure on U.S. drillers. The number of active rigs drilling for oil and gas fell by their most in two months, according... Read >>


Equity Opportunities after Last Week’s Losses

While stocks recouped some of their losses on Friday, last week was another difficult one for equity markets. Volatility as measured by the VIX Index traded at its highest level since... Read >>

David Fabian

Interest Rate Sensitive ETFs Add To Gains In October

The recent downward selling pressure in October  is one that has investors searching for safe havens amid an uncertain economic backdrop. This effect has been magnified by multiple days of... Read >>

Mixed Earnings & Overseas Economic Data Provide Today's Backdrop - Economic Highlights

Favorable looking headlines from China and Europe and a mixed batch of earnings reports provide the backdrop for today's trading action. The GDP report out of China shows that country's growth... Read >>


BAC: Best Practice Model Validation For Fed Stress-Testing, Value At Risk And Credit VAR

By Donald van Deventer Last Friday, the Federal Reserve decried banks' reliance on poor risk models as one of the major problems that has been exposed by the stress testing process under the Fed's... Read >>

Market Intelligence Center

Disinflation strikes, but why now?

After a pause of a few days, the price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil is falling again this Monday morning, and the price of Brent crude oil is falling even faster, brining the spread... Read >>

Market's Weak Run Looking To Continue - Economic Highlights

Friday's strong finish to last week's extremely volatile session may not be the end of the market's weak run. We must add, however, that this morning's weak indicated open isn't directly related... Read >>

Martin Tillier

IBM's Results: Bad News For The Company Or The Economy?

This morning IBM ( IBM ) posted third quarter results that were, to put it bluntly, terrible. The headline EPS number missed expectations by a chunk, coming in at an adjusted $3.68 versus a... Read >>

Olson Global Markets

Was That The Correction? Maybe, Maybe Not

Although the steep selloff in the S&P 500 Index (SPX) last week resulted in a test, then sharp rebound off key trend line support at the 1,820.66 level, there is an argument that a retest of... Read >>

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