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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. ...

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.” ...

December’s jobs data was nominally disappointing. In my view the biggest disappointment was wage growth which fell below 3% for the first time since July 2018. Based upon the Phillips Curve, wages should be rising with low unemployment. ...

Did Iran back down? Did brinkmanship win again? Only history will answer this question. Perhaps the only certainty to write is the media/blogosphere is filled with official sounding but completely unsubstantiated reports. ...

The 8:30 headline describing September’s jobs data read “US Payrolls Miss Estimates as Wages Cool in Signs of a Significant Downshift.” The article stressed the nominal miss in both private sector and non-farm payroll gains ...

Many times I have commented about the imbalances of today’s markets, a viewed now shared by many including several regulatory agencies including the SEC. This view has not yet made into the mainstream but I ask is this about to change. ...

Twenty five years ago one of the top tier data points was the Leading Index of Economic Indicators (LEI). It was a hard and fast rule that three consecutive declines in the LEI all but assured a recession will occur in the next ...

Barron’s wrote yesterday US technology firms are and will continue to bear the grunt of the trade war. In my view this is just the acknowledgment of the obvious given the current supply chains and methods of production for ...