Yesterday was a momentous day. The Japanese Nikkei finally broached its previous peak achieved in December 1989. For those who do not recall, during the late 1980s Japan was ...

The economic calendar is crowded this week. It is filled with top tier indicators that will offer insight into the strength of the economy. Perhaps September’s labor report released on Friday is...

The Election is about 40 days away. My first recollection of a Presidential election was 1972. My parents were ardent McGovern supporters and I still have a “McGovern” lapel pin that ...

To write the incredibly obvious portfolio performance has suffered if one does not own the mega sized technology concerns. Bloomberg writes financial and energy stocks, once dominant in the S & P 500, are ...

There has been little attention focused upon Apple’s 20% or $500 billion decline from its September 2 high, perhaps the result the company is trading around its August 1 levels. Apple is still ...

I regard confidence surveys as the “ultimate feedback indictor,” defined as they tell us where we have been not to where we are going. However, with the above written, I think September’s University of Michigan Consumer Confidence data was very ...

In my view the FOMC meeting was largely a nonevent. The Fed left interest rates near zero and signaled it would leave them there through at least 2023. The Committee stated ...