Economy

Economic Trends
Economy
US Economy

U.S. Economy Posts Surprise Contraction, Belying Solid Consumer Picture

(Bloomberg) — The U.S. economy unexpectedly shrank last quarter for the first time since 2020 as the trade deficit ballooned, adding to political headaches for President Joe Biden but unlikely to sway the Federal Reserve from hiking interest rates aggressively to combat inflation. Gross domestic product fell at a 1.4% annualized rate as surging imports […]

Read More
Economic Trends
Economy
Insurance
Recession

Goldman Poll Finds Insurers With $13 Trillion Expect a U.S. Recession

(Bloomberg) — Insurance executives who oversee more than $13 trillion in assets expect the U.S. to enter a recession in the near future, according to an annual survey conducted by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Of 328 chief investment officers and chief financial officers polled, more than 60% anticipate the world’s largest economy will experience a […]

Read More
Economy
US Economy

Historic Volatility Gap in U.S. Rates Has Traders on Tenterhooks

(Bloomberg) — The great bond selloff may have eased this week at long last, but a Treasury fear gauge is sending a clear message: Not since the global financial crisis have two-year Treasuries been laced with volatility risk like this. In a week marked by haven demand on Russia-Ukraine tensions and easing bets on an […]

Read More
Economy
US Economy

USDA Supervisor Was Threatened Over Uncertified Avocado Shipment

(Bloomberg) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture said it’s maintaining a ban on avocados from Mexico for now, adding to concern that supply of the popular fruit may run low at some restaurants and grocery stores. The USDA halted avocado imports from Michoacán, a coastal state west of Mexico City, on Feb. 11 after a […]

Read More
Economy
Global Economy

U.S. Stimulus Is One Reason ECB on Different Path, Lagarde Says

(Bloomberg) — “Massive” U.S. government stimulus is one reason why Europe is on a less aggressive monetary-policy course than the Federal Reserve, according to European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde. “Demand here in the euro area is pretty much back to where it was pre-Covid. In the U.S., it’s 30% up,” Lagarde told a news […]

Read More
Cash
Containerships
Coronavirus
Correction
COVID-19
Dividend Stocks
Dividend Yields
Dividends
Economy
Fibonacci Retracement
Free Cash Flow
Freight Logistics
Freight Transportation
Fundamental Analysis
Fundamentals
InvestivDaily
Rail
Railroad Stocks
Shipping Transportation
Technical Analysis
Transportation
Uncategorized
US Economy
Valuations
Value Investing

CSX is down -12% in 2022. Has it reached useful value yet?

Figuratively speaking, starting a new year generally means not only turning the page, but also closing the book on the year before. From a practical standpoint, as investors that can be a little bit difficult, because the questions that have to be answered about the past year include not only profit and loss, but also […]

Read More
China
China Property Bubble
Economic Trends
Economy
Global Economy
US Economy

U.S. and China Rush in Opposite Directions to Save the Global Economy

(Bloomberg) — The firebreak between mounting economic threats and a continuation in the global recovery: an imposing concrete and glass structure in the heart of Beijing’s financial district, elephant statues guarding the door, the Chinese flag flying above. That’s the headquarters of the People’s Bank of China which, in contrast with the U.S. Federal Reserve, […]

Read More
Cash
Consumer Staples
Coronavirus
COVID-19
Dividend Stocks
Dividend Yields
Dividends
Economy
Fibonacci Retracement
Food Prices
Food Products
Foodservice Market
Free Cash Flow
Fundamental Analysis
Fundamentals
Grocery
InvestivDaily
Labor Shortage
Rising Interest Rates
Risk
Supermarkets
Supply Chain
Supply-Demand
Technical Analysis
US Economy
Valuations
Value Investing

CAG has picked up bullish momentum and could be set to move higher – is it a good time to buy?

One of the themes that has become more and more prevalent over the past year in the stock market is the pace of inflation. Inflation is one of those words that tends to stoke fear in the marketplace, because it is usually tied so closely with central bank monetary policy. it is also something that […]

Read More
Cash
Consumer Spending
Consumer Staples
Coronavirus
COVID-19
Cyclically Defensive
Defensive Stocks
Dividend Stocks
Dividend Yields
Dividends
Economy
Fibonacci Retracement
Food Prices
Food Products
Free Cash Flow
Fundamental Analysis
Fundamentals
Grocery
Home Goods
InvestivDaily
Supermarkets
Supply Chain
Technical Analysis
US Economy
Valuations
Value Investing

KHC could be reversing its downward trend, and that’s good news for value hunters

As a conservative-minded, value and fundamental-driven investor, my natural tendency is to shy away from stocks that market experts and popular market media analysts tend to talk to the most about. That means that my investments rarely look very sexy – but I’m far more interested in being able to keep my money working for […]

Read More
Economy

Machine Powerhouse Germany Finally Wants to Embrace the Future

(Bloomberg) — After years of tinkering in a Bavarian research lab in the 1980s, electrical engineering student Karlheinz Brandenburg and his professor arranged a meeting to pitch a promising innovation.Grundig AG, once Europe’s biggest maker of radios, sent two engineers for a demo at the university’s tiny audio lab on the outskirts of Nuremberg. While […]

Read More
Consumer Discretionary
Coronavirus
COVID-19 Variant
Discretionary
Dividend Stocks
Dividend Yields
Dividends
Economy
Electronics
Fibonacci Retracement
Free Cash Flow
Fundamental Analysis
Fundamentals
Inflation
Internet
InvestivDaily
Retailers
Rising Interest Rates
Risk
Specialty Retail Stores
Specialty Retailers
Technical Analysis
Technology
Valuations
Value Investing

BBY is down almost -25% in the last month. Should you stay away or think about buying?

If you’re like me, you’re probably more than a little bit tired of hearing all of the talk about coronavirus and its impact on daily life. That’s a big reason, I think that the market rebounded so quickly from pandemic-driven, bear market lows that took about a month to be seen from the market’s high […]

Read More

X