According to Bloomberg, equities have only closed down 2.75% seven times since mid-2016. Yesterday made it the eighth time in over 800 trading sessions as all major averages declined over 3.35% on coronavirus fears, closing near ...

Will change ever occur? Value is continuing to trade at multigenerational lows as compared to growth. The 30-year Treasury yield is at an all-time low. Mega sized technology companies are still surging regardless of the daunting issues that they may be facing....

Equities were relatively quiet as all mulled how the spread of coronavirus beyond China will affect earnings. Nominal selling, focused in the technologies, commenced late morning sending averages down between 0.5% and 0.75%. ...

All Democratic candidates are making similar promises. Government picks the winners and losers, pulling support away from entrepreneurship. All support massive social, environmental and deficit spending, negative interest rates, quantitative easing and massive tax increases. ...

Equities stumbled on headlines that the coronavirus is impacting supply chains threatening the means of production for many technology companies. Some also remarked candidate Bloomberg’s proposal of a 0.1% financial transactions tax also impacted trading. ...

Equities were mixed Friday on contrasting statistics from China on how the coronavirus is spreading. Data was generally upbeat however some are concerned that retail sales were revised nominally lower in December. ...

Yesterday Bloomberg commented about the propensity of ETFs to go long technology and short energy, a trade that I had rhetorically commented appeared to be occurring. As noted several weeks ago the capitalization of Apple is greater than the ...

It is widely accepted the markets are entirely dominated by the largest capitalized names. It is also almost unanimously known that five companies comprise that greatest percentage of the S & P 500 in history. Data clearly indicates that ...

FRB Chair’s testimony was largely as expected. Powell stated that the Committee is monitoring the coronavirus, signaling it out among risks threatening the economy. The Chairman characterized the economy “as strong,” inflation is “trending to goal,” and the labor market as ...

FRB Chair Powell testifies to Congress about the state of the economy. I am certain he will discuss the coronavirus and its possible implications. Perhaps the safest comment to make is no one knows the outcome and there is not a shortage of...