The 10-year treasury has had its longest slide in three months.  The behemoth money management firm Blackrock stated yesterday an improving labor market and signs of inflation argue for the Federal Reserve to boost borrowing costs....

Is the market setting itself up for failure?  A study by the San Francisco Fed suggests investors appear “less uncertain” about the course of monetary policy than the FOMC participants.  Wow!...

The August payroll number was a shock.  Yes the unemployment rate did fall to 6.1% from 6.2% but this was the result of worker’s leaving the work force pushing the labor participation rate down to 62.8% from July’s 62.9% level.   The LPR is matching the...