About a week ago following the release of Alcoa’s disappointing earnings most had pronounced the current profit season as an utter disaster.  One week later, most are stating the opposite.  Results are now expected to rise about 0.6%, ending five consecutive quarters of decline.  Revenues...

What else can I write about last night’s debate?  American politics have just reached a generational low.  I will opine however today’s vitriol is nothing as compared to past tectonic elections....

There will be volumes written about the 2016 election.  There will be libraries created if Trump is elected.   While I am not voting for Donald Trump but rather voting against Hillary Clinton as I believe she acts and believes she is above the rule of...

Like many I am disgusted with the two candidates of the 2016 election.  One is a boorish thug and the other is engrained in the establishment believing the rules do not apply to her.  The media is more focused upon sexual issues 15-30 years ago...

Equities fluctuated with the S & P hovering around a one month low amid data that bolstered the argument for higher borrowing cost, while remarks from FRB Chair Yellen signaled the central bank will remain deliberate in rising rates....

Democracy is ugly. It is visceral.  It is filled with animosity.  It is awesome!!  We are witnessing the greatest form of government ever devised during some of its finest moments.  What??...

In my view the Minutes from the September FOMC meeting did not break any new ground.  They signaled policy makers will probably soon lift interest rates as the economy is slowly but steadily improving.  The odds for a December increase remained unchanged around 67%.  Market...

Equities advanced on thin holiday trading.  The catalysts, the belief Clinton will win on November 8 and oil....

Treasuries have posted their longest slide since April, the dollar rose and stocks fell on speculation that today’s jobs data will boost the odds of interest rate hike later this year.  The spread between comparable Treasuries to that of similar maturity German or UK debt...