The Romulus Report: Inflation and a coming commodities supercycle?

Special to WorldTribune, December 6, 2021 MARKET Watch by Romulus at Grok Trade Supercycle! I am not talking about a double secret Peloton bike that only Skull and Bone members can buy. Or a flying bicycle. “Supercycle” refers to a group of related assets experiencing a long-term move in the same direction. Generally speaking, the asset […]

Samsung prioritizes semiconductors, plans Texas site after escaping ‘paralysis’ in Seoul

Samsung prioritizes semiconductors, plans Texas site after escaping ‘paralysis’ in Seoul

by WorldTribune Staff, December 7, 2021 With an eye on competing for supremacy in the lucrative chip-making industry with a new facility in Texas, South Korea-based Samsung Electronics Co. has replaced the heads of its three major business units and merged the company’s mobile and consumer electronics businesses into a single unit. Samsung, the world’s […]

Romulus Report: With markets indecisive, let patience be rewarded

Romulus Report: With markets indecisive, let patience be rewarded

Special to WorldTribune, December 7, 2021 MARKET Watch by Romulus at Grok Trade It is said that bull markets climb a wall of worry. If that is true, today’s wall is high and steep. The list of current concerns is like taking a trip to Walmart or Target—a nearly unlimited number of choices. As President Biden […]

Romulus Report: ‘Tis the season for retailers

Romulus Report: ‘Tis the season for retailers

Special to WorldTribune, November 19, 2021 MARKET Watch by Romulus at Grok Trade  If you are in the mood for a little retail therapy, you’ve come to the right place. With bells ringing and shopping malls singing, it’s the season to shop. Demand is pent up and supply is stuck up (in the ports, that is!). […]

Romulus report: Oil, the Fed, and horror at the pump

Romulus report: Oil, the Fed, and horror at the pump

Special to WorldTribune, November 2, 2021 MARKET Watch by Romulus at Grok Trade There is a little poetry in my old Roman soul: Oil, oil everywhere and all the tanks did shrink. Oil, oil everywhere and not a drop to drink (adapted from Rime of the Ancient Mariner). Halloween is a social time with gatherings large and […]

Romulus Report: No more FOMO, prepare for the bear

Romulus Report: No more FOMO, prepare for the bear

Special to WorldTribune, September 17, 2021 MARKET Watch by Romulus at Grok Trade We live in a world of extremes, and most investors internalize this dramatic nature and feel obligated to act accordingly. With increasing frequency, investors are viewing markets as binary events, either raging bull or menacing bear. This has led to an insatiable desire […]

Romulus Report: Lessons from history about market drops

Romulus Report: Lessons from history about market drops

Special to WorldTribune, September 10, 2021 MARKET Watch by Romulus at Grok Trade Today, let’s delve into a little market history and create a template for what we might be facing over the intermediate term. Between 1932 and 1933, after losing 85% between the October 1929 top and May 1932 bottom, the S&P rallied more than […]