How will the economy respond to falling oil prices?  As noted several times the $30 decline in crude has shifted about 1.5% of global GDP from oil producers to oil consumers.  Approximately 70% of the US economy is consumer driven thus it can be concluded...

Where to now?  Tomorrow October’s BLS labor report is released.  It is largely expected to remain relatively “robust” as it relates to the current recovery....

Wow!  How will the election be interpreted as the President has a record no President ever wishes to have…the greatest number of Congressional seats lost during a Presidency according to Roll Call?...

Today is Election Day.  I am certain many will form diametrically diverse conclusions about the outcome.  As penned many times to ignore Washington is equivalent to ignoring interest rates and earnings....

In my view the FOMC post meeting statement was largely as expected.  Yes there was a nominal knee jerk reaction as some thought the Committee would be more dovish because of recent equity volatility but I ask rhetorically does or should the Fed react to...

The FOMC statement is made at 2:00 P.M.  To write the incredibly obvious, all will dissect every word in an attempt to gain insight into the Fed’s thinking, a thinking which in my view is all over the map.  As noted several times, the members...