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Equities were mixed yesterday as the NASDAQ led by the technologies advanced and the Dow fell. Equity volume was muted. Treasury yields were relatively lower and oil rose after Saudi Arabia announced even deeper cuts and Venezuela is...

February’s jobs data was surprise. Payrolls rose by the smallest amount in more than a year but prior months were revised higher. Wages rose more than expected rising by the greatest pace in over a decade and the labor participation rate remained unchanged....

Friday a Bloomberg headline read One of Wall Street’s Most Poplar Trading Strategies is Failing, referencing the implosion of risk based parity models and Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs) which have grown ...

According to Bloomberg the number of liquidated ETPs (exchange traded products) is on pace to hit 1000.  The growing graveyard of exchanged traded funds and notes is the result of the massive proliferation of this extremely low fee product whose expenses are paid almost entirely...

Several weeks ago I referenced data indicating throughout the year the retail investor was buying the shares institutional investors were selling.  Data compiled by Charles Schwab is now indicating the retail investor is now selling.  The statistics further indicate the pace of selling is accelerating...

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....

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...

Earlier in the week I referenced Goldman Sach’s report stating how the unloved stocks are out performing the most owned [and loved] stocks.   Today I will reference a short interest article that has validated some of my arguments as to why the typical stock had...

Equities were quiet yesterday as volume was about 30% below its average for 2016 according to Bloomberg.  Oil advanced nominally as Treasuries fell as several moderate FOMC voting members suggested a change in monetary policy could occur at the April meeting....