Joseph Hogue

Analyst Articles

Clues are emerging to what could be one of the biggest trends in 2018. The rate on the 10-year Treasury has jumped 15% since early September and is causing an investor exodus from one segment of the market. The selloff could get worse as rates rise further and a wave… Read More

When the chorus of investment commentary gets so strong in one direction, I start to question the collective wisdom of the market. I’m a believer in general market efficiency, that most news is recognized in prices. But occasionally, herd mentality sets in and the market outlook clearly needs to be… Read More

Explosive growth in shale production seems to have caused calls for peak oil production to be rescinded, but there’s another market that could be reaching peak territory. About 500 scripted TV series are expected to air in 2017 on broadcast television, cable and web streaming, according to FX Network Research. Read More

Explosive growth in shale production seems to have caused calls for peak oil production to be rescinded, but there’s another market that could be reaching peak territory. About 500 scripted TV series are expected to air in 2017 on broadcast television, cable and web streaming, according to FX Network Research. Read More

Diverging monetary policy at the world’s largest central banks and faster economic growth in the United States have wreaked havoc on currency markets.  While the Federal Reserve is expected to announce an interest rate hike today following the conclusion of its two-day meeting, the European Central Bank (ECB) recently extended… Read More

Diverging monetary policy at the world’s largest central banks and faster economic growth in the United States have wreaked havoc on currency markets.  While the Federal Reserve is expected to announce an interest rate hike today following the conclusion of its two-day meeting, the European Central Bank (ECB) recently extended… Read More

After all three of the major indices reached record highs, it looks like the Trump rally may be running out of steam. That means many of the pre-election worries that weighed on stocks could come back to bear on the seven-year bull market.   The S&P 500 had risen less… Read More

After all three of the major indices reached record highs, it looks like the Trump rally may be running out of steam. That means many of the pre-election worries that weighed on stocks could come back to bear on the seven-year bull market.   The S&P 500 had risen less… Read More

Bond investors lost more than $1.2 trillion last week as interest rates spiked after the election results took most by surprise and put Donald Trump’s policy plans front and center. President-elect Trump’s plans for fiscal stimulus and tax cuts sent bond investors running for cover after more than six years… Read More

Bond investors lost more than $1.2 trillion last week as interest rates spiked after the election results took most by surprise and put Donald Trump’s policy plans front and center. President-elect Trump’s plans for fiscal stimulus and tax cuts sent bond investors running for cover after more than six years… Read More

With more than half of the companies in the S&P 500 having reported Q3 earnings, it looks like the index will break its five-quarter streak of declining profits. According to FactSet, companies have so far beaten expectations by an average of 6.7% and are expected to post earnings growth of… Read More

With more than half of the companies in the S&P 500 having reported Q3 earnings, it looks like the index will break its five-quarter streak of declining profits. According to FactSet, companies have so far beaten expectations by an average of 6.7% and are expected to post earnings growth of… Read More

As the broader market bull looks ready to be put out to pasture, one beaten-down group may be about to turn higher.  Since we’re looking at the early stages of a potential multiyear uptrend for the sector, traders who get in now could see substantial gains. And one market leader… Read More

As the broader market bull looks ready to be put out to pasture, one beaten-down group may be about to turn higher.  Since we’re looking at the early stages of a potential multiyear uptrend for the sector, traders who get in now could see substantial gains. And one market leader… Read More

Headline risks can strike at any time and can hit even the best investments. Most companies have felt the pain of a news story that sent shares plunging, and when the issue results in little more than a humiliation for management, it can turn out to be an opportunity for… Read More

Headline risks can strike at any time and can hit even the best investments. Most companies have felt the pain of a news story that sent shares plunging, and when the issue results in little more than a humiliation for management, it can turn out to be an opportunity for… Read More