Leveraged ETF Plays as Stocks Stumble on Saudi Oil

U.S. stocks fell on Monday after crude oil saw a colossal price escalation following drone strikes on a Saudi oil facility over the weekend, which has impeded more than half of the kingdom’s daily exports, or about 5% of the world’s crude production. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which had rallied yet again on Friday, posting its first eight-day winning streak in over a year, with improving sentiment around U.S.-China trade relations, fell over 0.5%, while the the S&P 500, and Nasdaq, which had already faced struggles on Friday, slipped roughly 0.3%.…

Dow Posts First 8-Day Winning Streak in Over a Year

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied yet again on Friday, posting its first eight-day winning streak in over a year, with improving sentiment around U.S.-China trade relations. While Dow closed 37.07 points higher, or 0.1% at 27,219.52, the other indices faced struggles, as the S&P 500 slipped 0.1% to 3,007.39, and he Nasdaq ended the day down 0.2% at 8,176.71. After closing on their highs Tuesday, stock index futures rallied further Wednesday evening after President Trump declared that he would be postponing the planned increase of tariffs on Chinese goods by a little over 2 weeks,…

Where To Invest If Zero Interest Rates Occurs

With a steady push for lower interest rates by President Donald Trump and a plethora of investors and economists, the chance of zero interest rates is a real scare for some. JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon said that while he doubts the spread of negative interest rates in countries around the world will hit the U.S., he’s nevertheless preparing J.P. Morgan Chase for the possibility anyway. “I don’t think we’ll have zero rates in the U.S., but we’re thinking about how to be prepared for it, just in the normal…

E-Cigarette and Healthcare ETFs For Investors

The electronic cigarette market is a burgeoning global industry that includes vaping, and is forecast to expand from less than $10 billion now to over $50 billion by 2025, causing many to consider investing in this trend. While this new and purportedly less harmful take on smoking has gained momentum, investors should be leery about jumping aboard the bandwagon, as recent news about the harmful effects of vaping has surfaced. At least three people have died from a mysterious lung illness which doctors believe may be caused by vaping. The ailment has…

Endo Shares Climb On Potential Treatment for Cellulite

In an era where health-consciousness and looking svelte is more important than ever, cosmetic surgery and cosmetic products have yet to lose favor with consumers and investors. Endo International PLC (ENDP) shares jumped 47% on Friday after the company announced that it has submitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for collagenase clostridium histolyticum (CCH) for the treatment of cellulite in the buttocks. According to their website, “Endo International plc is a highly focused generics and specialty branded pharmaceutical company delivering quality medicines…