Investing.com Technical Analysis (as of Thu, 09 October 2014 05:00pm EDT)
by Investing.com Staff, Investing.com
Below, technical overviews and analysis for key stock indices, commodities and currency pairs, based on market activity at the close of the 09 October 2014 U.S. session. This information is a comprehensive summary derived from simple and exponential moving averages along with key technical indicators shown for specific time intervals.
Quarterly Review and Outlook, October 2014
by Van R. Hoisington and Lacy Hunt, Hoisington Asset Management
The U.S. economy continues to lose momentum despite the Federal Reserve's use of conventional techniques and numerous experimental measures to spur growth. In the first half of the year, real GDP grew at only a 1.2% annual rate while real per capita GDP increased by a minimal 0.3% annual rate. Such increases are insufficient to raise the standard of living, which, as measured by real median household income, stands at the same level as it did seventeen years ago (Chart 1).
by Philip Springer, Investing Daily
The world stock market gyrated wildly this week. The big down days, Tuesday and Thursday, were triggered by rising anxiety about global growth, particularly in Europe.
Wednesday’s upside reversal, the best day for U.S. stocks so far this year, came with signs that the Federal Reserve may not start to raise interest rates as soon as some expected.
by EconMatters, EconMatters.com
Over a year ago, Netflix CEO Reed Hasting got into trouble with the SEC when Netflix stock price spiked 21% after Hasting boasted on his Facebook page that Netflix monthly viewing exceeded 1 billion hours 3 weeks before the company's scheduled earnings release.
by Kent Moor, Money Morning
The great stumbling block for solar energy has always been storage.
When solar panels generate abundant electricity in the bright sunlight, how can homeowners store that energy for night time and dark days?
Conventional batteries, even the most high-tech ones, are inefficient, expensive, and don't last more than a few years.