DID THE TAIL WAG THE DOG?

February 7, 2018 That would appear to be the case of yesterday’s market tantrum. A retracement was long overdue, and markets have had a lot to think about over the last month or so.

COME HEAR THE NOISE.

February 7, 2018 The markets once again surged, fell, then surged again as we headed to the close. The reason for the surge was simple.

TICK TICK … BOOM (Perhaps sometime) ?

February 5, 2018 Is the party coming to an abrupt end? Hardly. The equity market staged a minor correction which just means the really, really easy money is now a little harder to make.

A LITTLE VOLATILITY NEVER HURT ANYONE.

February 5, 2018 A lot has now been written about the selloff markets are currently experiencing and the hyperbole is somewhat misleading.

DOVES OR HAWKS?

February 2, 2018 Following the comments by the Fed that inflation was likely to rise to their target level and that the economy was growing, markets took a momentary pause before some selling followed by some buying of equities.

STATE THE UNION.

January 31, 2018 Today was the day when Trump was going to provide his vision for the future of the American people. What Trump did however was appeal to his voting bloc and schisms that enabled him to win the Presidency.

WHERE ARE THE HAWKS?

January 30, 2018 It was not so long ago when the mere mention of deficits don’t matter would send conservative politicians and central bankers  into an apocalyptic rage.