Market Overview

Matthew McCall

Benzinga Staff Writer

About

Founder and president of Penn Financial Group, an investment advisory firm since 2004. Editor of MarkETForce newsletter. Author of “The Swing Trader’s Bible: Strategies to Profit from Market Volatility” and “The Next Great Bull Market: How to Pick Winning Stocks and Sectors in the New Global Economy”. Regular guest on Fox News Channel and has over 1500 television appearances over the last 6 years. Traveled around the globe speaking at various investment conferences and for trade groups. Working on 2 new books, one that focuses on the basics of ETFs and another on the great recession. Avid traveler that has backpacked all of Europe and onto Latin America and Asia this year.
December 18, 2014 3:00 PM
LifeSci Partners, LLC launched two new ETFs that concentrate on one of the most popular sectors in the market. The New York-based investment advisor ...
December 17, 2014 3:05 PM
The current pullback from the early December high has the S&P 500 down 5 percent and below its 50-day moving average for the first time since Oc ...
December 16, 2014 3:29 PM
The Russian economy is in a downward spiral. A late night 650-basis point rate hike to 17 percent from 10.5 percent by the Russian Central Bank on M ...
December 15, 2014 3:00 PM
In the current market environment, anyone who has avoided exposure to the havoc that is the energy sector is certainly breathing a sigh of relief. I ...
December 15, 2014 7:57 AM
The world of ETFs has some new competition from a product that advertises itself as having no management fees. The Cambria Global Asset Allocation E ...
December 12, 2014 2:03 PM
The iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF) (NYSE: TLT) hit a new two-year closing high this week, as money continues to flow into low-yielding bon ...
December 11, 2014 6:14 PM
With such an abundance of investments options available today, it is easy to overlook certain securities and even an entire asset class. A majority ...
December 11, 2014 1:45 PM
The PIIGS (Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Spain) have been out of the headlines for a few years as the economy in Europe was able to stage off a ...
December 10, 2014 11:19 AM
Mainland Chinese stocks are quickly becoming an enticing alternative to Hong Kong-listed stocks. As China continues to open its doors to internation ...
December 10, 2014 11:02 AM
The impressive November jobs report helped propel the financial sector to the best level in over six years. The U.S. economy added 321,000 jobs in N ...
December 09, 2014 9:36 AM
The yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury bond rose by over 2 percent last Friday, December 5 after the November employment report came in better-than- ...
December 08, 2014 5:43 PM
The biotech stocks are hitting fresh new highs to start the week after the announcement of yet another multi-billion dollar deal. Pharmaceutical g ...
December 05, 2014 12:36 PM
A new ETF was recently launched for the environmentally-conscious investors. The SPDR MSCI ASWI Low Carbon Target ETF (NYSE: LOWC) tracks companies ...
December 05, 2014 11:51 AM
As oil attempts to find a bottom in the mid-$60s per barrel range, it has majorly impacted companies and countries around the world. Like any big mo ...

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