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There are more signs that the United States is sleepwalking into an energy crisis and let’s hope the country wakes up before it is too late, states Phil Flynn of PRICE Futures Group.
Happy April Fools’ Day...TOMORROW (What? There’s no “MoneyShow Market Minute” since the holiday is on a Saturday, so I had to be early!)
We’re nearing a major buy signal. History shows it’s worth waiting for, states Lucas Downey of
Get out those “S&P 4,000” hats...again. The index punched through that level yesterday and equities are set for more gains at the open.
We’re going to dig into one of my favorite months of the year – April. The month is home to April Fool’s Day, Tax Day, Earth Day, and my personal favorite holiday, Greek Easter. But none of those are why I’m bullish this month. The reason I’m bullish has to do with one of the strongest long-term trends in the markets, comments Matthew Carr, editor of The First Bar with Matthew Carr.
You're seeing the permabears pointing to the equally weighted S&P 500 (RSP) falling towards new 52-week lows relative to the Market-cap weighted version, states JC Parets of
Equities are finding their mojo this morning, rising nicely after yesterday’s lackluster session. Gold and silver are slightly lower, oil is a bit higher, and Treasuries and the dollar are mostly flat.
The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) just raised interest rates for the ninth time, pushing the Fed funds target range higher by 25 basis points to 4.75%- 5.00%. But confusion about the Federal Reserve’s future policy steps has left markets in limbo, writes Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist of CFRA Research in the firm’s flagship newsletter, The Outlook.
Despite the gloom and doom and increased volatility, money seems to be moving into the stock market, states Joe Duarte, editor of In the Money Options.
Day-to-day volatility continued, with nine of the eleven S&P SPDR sectors positive last week, notes Bonnie Gortler of

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Improved balance sheets, disciplined spending, and free-cash-flow generation should support incremental distribution growth of North American midstream companies in 2023. A small increase in throughput and low-single-digit 2023 Ebitda expansion will likely be aided by tariff hikes and moderate E&P production gains that are restricted by pipeline constraints. The sector is likely better equipped to contend with inflation than many other industries as real assets, index-linked contracts, and above-average distribution yields mitigate inflation and damage returns. Still, limited long-term organic growth opportunities in a challenging regulatory environment suggest M&A will persist.


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