08|15|2017

Truth About Volatility | August 11, 2017

Volatility increased slightly last week, jumping from 9.90 to 15.50. Geo-political tensions were to blame for the rise… or were they? Geo-political tensions between the US and North Korea...

08|14|2017

Leading Indicator Watch | August 11, 2017

Before I publish Market Thoughts this week, here are some indicators that caught my eye for the week of August 11, 2017. Click here to download the latest insights...

08|09|2017

The Unemployment Dilemma | August 4, 2017

Unemployment did the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) a major favor this last week as the rate fell to the lowest level in 16 years. Did it do a favor...

08|08|2017

Leading Indicator Watch | Aug. 4, 2017

Before I publish Market Thoughts this week, here are some indicators that caught my eye for the week of August 4, 2017. Click here to download the latest insights...

08|01|2017

The Party Rages On | July 28, 2017

After 8 years of partying, the markets got news this last week that the party can continue. At the end of last year, the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) projected...

07|31|2017

Leading Indicator Watch | July 28, 2017

Ahead of Market Thoughts this week, here are the market indicators that have my attention. Click here to download the latest insights on economic activity and how they are...

07|25|2017

Market Waves | July 21, 2017

Volumes are soft, price to earnings are high, and trading is quietly positive. Could all of this represent the calm before the storm. Volumes Market volumes have been fairly...

07|24|2017

Leading Indicator Watch | July 21, 2017

Ahead of Market Thoughts this week, here are some indicators that have caught my attention. Click here to download the latest insights on economic activity and how they are impacting...

07|18|2017

The Meddling Ref | July 14, 2017

In recent months, the shifting stance of the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) has caused markets to ebb and flow. The FRB is supposed to be predictable! Transparency:  That is...

07|17|2017

Leading Indicator Watch | July 14, 2017

Before I publish Market Thoughts this week, here are some indicators that caught my eye for the week of July 14, 2017.   Click here to download the latest...