Venture Society


U.S., China Set for Frosty Alaska Summit… But This Might Warm Things Up

For the first time in this new administration, China and U.S. senior officials are about to meet face to face… And tensions are high. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan are set to fly to frosty Anchorage, Alaska today, where they are likely to encounter […]

AstraZeneca’s Vaccine Halted in Europe as Lockdown Causes Spike in Gasoline Exports

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine is being temporarily halted in several countries following reports of dangerous blood clots in some recipients. Denmark was the first country to report a possible death and suspend use of the vaccine last week. And though Danish officials did note they had not determined a concrete link, […]

Look Out for the Dollar

Let’s start with a little bit of a time machine. I get that my KRO service is a premium research-based report that many here cannot afford. Like those people, I started with nothing. I’ll never forget my roots and I’m proud of where I come from. It’s why I have […]

Sell the RIP: China Is Showing Us This Is Not a Rally To Chase

Yes, I know, the S&P 500 is back to all-time highs. Yes, I know that the big-tech companies are on the move again. Yes, I know we just passed another $1.9 trillion in government stimulus. But the pandemic-related gains made in big tech, small tech, big box retailers, green energy […]

Nasdaq Snapback: Cathie Woods’ ARKK Finally Catches a Break

After getting absolutely torched four out of the past five sessions, big tech and momentum investments — like Cathie Woods’ ARK Innovation ETF (NYSEArca: ARKK) — finally got a reprieve this morning.  As of this writing, the mega-cap names of the Nasdaq 100 (NYSEArca: QQQ) are up 3.9% over yesterday […]

Gold’s Cruel Performance: Should You Be Worried?

It’s an alarming and uncomfortable feeling for many gold investors. As stocks continue to soar, gold notched its worst month in four years, falling 6% in February. While a 6% down month may not feel great to your portfolio, it’s nowhere close to some of the worst months gold has […]

Powell’s Remarks Can’t Stop the Bloodbath — Better Call a Doctor

Judging by the (currently) 1.6% dip in the S&P 500, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s comments at the Wall Street Journal Jobs Summit today didn’t do much to ease the market’s inflationary concerns. “We expect that as the economy reopens and hopefully picks up, we will see inflation move up […]

FAANG Stocks Are Breaking Down… but This Sector Is Heating Up

I’ve spent the vast majority of my career zeroed in on nuanced details of the energy, metals and mining industries that few people pay attention to. For instance, when mining operations complete work on one section and move to another, that often causes a change in productivity.  In turn, that […]

Dr. Copper Signals Bull Market Is On

There’s no better barometer of economic health than copper. This is where it gets the nickname, Doctor Copper. Just over a year ago our models and data were flashing major warning signs in the market, with copper as the main focus. We took those warnings seriously and cautioned readers. What […]