Category: U.S. Economy
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2016 Market Outlook
January 4, 2016
This is the time of the year when economists make their 2016 market projections. Of course, these projections are notoriously off-base. At the start…Read More
Fixed Income Prospects After the Fed Rate Hike
December 23, 2015
Today, I was quoted in a US News & World Report articled titled, “Fixed Income Prospects After the Fed Rate Hike.” Here is the…Read More
Who Is Martin Shkreli?
December 18, 2015
If the name Martin Shkreli doesn’t ring a bell, you’ve probably heard of him via his reputation. The 32 year-old is perhaps the most famous…Read More
Will Oil Lead Us Down?
December 8, 2015
Oil has dominated headlines recently. The single most important commodity on the planet has been under significant pressure lately. If this doesn’t tell you…Read More
Santa’s Hangover: Market Update
December 1, 2015
Many investors still believe in the Santa Claus rally. Why not? It is a phenomenon that happens more often than not. The Santa Claus…Read More
While China Weighs on All, the Western World Recovers (sort of), and the Fed Looks to Raise Rates
August 4, 2015
Within the past few weeks, things have been looking moderately better in the U.S. and Europe. U.S. GDP is reporting stronger growth and European…Read More
How King Dollar Changes Everything
March 19, 2015
After a historic 6-year stock rally, this may be the unanticipated event that slows the U.S. stock market advance. The US Dollar started its impressive rally back in July 2014 when investors were contemplating the end of QE. The USD rally is the longest in history and the index is up over 25% since.Read More
America Has Its Economic Swagger Back. But For How Long?
January 20, 2015
America has its economic swagger back. And it’s about time. Cue the theme song from Rocky and break out your American flag t-shirt. Thats…Read More
November 20, 2014
Believe it or not, but we are witnessing history in the making. From the March 2009 lows, the 5 year and 9 month SampP…Read More