Will tomorrow’s BLS labor report confirm the incredible strength in the ADP Private Employment Survey? ADP indicated that in January private employers added the greatest number of workers since May 2015. The data was almost ...

Several times I have referenced at 2015 interview with Amazon’s Jeff Bezos where he commented that algorithms could be written to manipulate/influence stock prices but “this of course would be illegal.” ...

Chinese shares ended its brutal selloff today ending about 1.50% higher. Monday 90% of securities listed on the Chinese exchanges dropped the maximum amount allowed in one day. One trader commented “this was ...

I think there is little disagreement that three of the four mega capitalized technology companies that posted profits last week exceeded expectation. One pundit sounded like Ross Perot when he exclaimed “there is a giant sucking sound” ...

Reading yesterday’s headlines one can make a conclusion that an end of an era could be at hand. One major headline read “We Missed the Exit: Banks step up Call to End Negative Interest Rates.” A group of money center European banks are asking the...

Will November’s election become a market event? A survey of Bank America/Merrill Lynch’s institutional accounts indicated the uncertainty about the upcoming election is a bigger risk than trade. ...

Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari made comments that’s validated many of yesterday’s remarks stating hedge funds and “other investment vehicles” are the primary reasons for the illiquidity in the repo market. Kashkari further opined one of the greatest risks is ...

Many times, I have commented about liquidity issues and how it relates to the repo market. As widely discussed the Fed is intervening into the “plumbing of the markets” on a daily basis since ...