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Supply tightness is everywhere you look. We have asphalt shortages in Texas, we have tightness of grain supply, aluminum shortages in China, copper tightness as well, says Phil Flynn of the PRICE Futures Group.
The week ahead will be dominated by earnings with Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft among the 165 S&P 500 (SPX) firms reporting, explains Ian Murphy of
Here in the U.S., crude oil stockpiles are low and getting lower, falling six weeks in a row. Recently, we had the biggest four-week draw-down on oil stocks that America has seen in the last 40 years, asserts Sean Brodrick, editor of Wealth Megatrends.
At the start of the week, markets looked with panic into the abyss of another covid crisis, says Adam Button of
Current macroeconomic factors make a strong case for surging prices and demand for commodities, particularly oil and gas, asserts Rida Morwa, editor of High Dividend Opportunities.
I’ve had precious little personal experience with cannabis, but an increasingly cannabis-friendly Capital Hill makes me think it’s time to educate myself, asserts Adam Johnson, editor of Bullseye Brief.
Schlumberger (SLB) is the undisputed international leader in products and services for oil & gas producers. With a market cap of $43 billion, it’s the biggest in the business, explains Genia Turanova, editor of Curzio Research's Unlimited Income.
The pattern in markets is growing increasingly clear and tougher to separate from Covid worries, says Adam Button of
Our number one rule of picking takeover targets is to never buy a company we wouldn’t want to own if there was never a deal. These midstream energy stocks definitely qualify on that score, asserts Elliott Gue, editor of Energy & Income Advisor.
Market action is decidedly negative as we start the week of trade with European indices off by as much as -2% while US stock index futures are down between 40 and 90 basis points, explains Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management.

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Against the backdrop of heightened tensions in US-China relations, strong economic data, and raw-material shortages and supply-chain issues, what can investors expect for the rest of the year? Our distinguished panel will dissect the economic, global trade, and political landscape and offer a unique perspective on the long- and short-term implications of these factors and more on your portfolio.
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Lee Ohanian will discuss the outlook for the US economy under record fiscal deficits and monetary expansion. He will focus on future economic growth, inflation, and fiscal challenges that we will be facing.

Kristina Hooper will share the base case for the economy in the back half of 2021 and asset implications. She will also explore two tail-risk scenarios, high inflation and a pandemic resurgence, and their respective asset class implications.
Harry Dent shows how economic momentum for the US peaked in late 2007 as he forecast way back in the late 1980s. Why? The massive Baby Boom passing their peak spending at age 46. Ever since we have been living off of never-ending monetary, and now since Covid, escalating fiscal stimulus. He shows why unprecedented home prices are the first to kill home sales and weigh on this "something for nothing" economic plan. Mr. Dent's worst demographic and technology cycles come together into late 2022 for the ultimate showdown of whether central banks or natural trends win this epic battle. You can probably guess where he stands already! If he's right, you better get out of most stocks and real estate sooner than later. The ultimate investment opportunity of a lifetime, as in 1932 and 1982, will follow in late 2022 or 2023.
Join chief economist Lawrence Yun for a look at recent developments in the housing market. During this webinar he will discuss the direction of residential home prices in the next 12 to 24 months, comparing it with past housing cycles, while also discussing the economic backdrop and his forecast on the market.

During this webinar, Michael Lee will talk about everything from Treasury's to structured credit and how individual investors can profit despite record low-interest rates.


Cruises’s renowned market experts help you go beyond the latest market news to unravel the effects of geopolitical events on the global economy, analyze the current market environment to identify hot spots for potential investments, and discern the long-term market and economic trends and opportunities around the world.

There are no sure-shot techniques for market forecasting and analysis. If one were developed, it wouldn’t work for long, since as everyone applied it, its foundation would change significantly. There’s an excess of data in the world today, so the trick is to spot the one or two key variables in a specific time. They could be Fed policy, consumer behavior, foreign trade wars, etc. Any these factors could change, sometimes several times, throughout the year. That’s why it’s important to keep up with market news and the ever-changing conditions. For a framework to add value, it must entail market-moving events that have a good chance of occurring, but are not yet within the consensus.

Research has consistently shown that Investors are more surprised by bear than bull markets, and economic and financial market downturns unfold faster than upswings. Successful investing entails studying varying perspectives, then folding in history, experiences, hunches—and great timing. The goal is to identify the significant but undiscounted aspects of the outlook. This is where the true opportunities for investors lie and where our experts excel.

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