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Fears of resurgence of the coronavirus are dominating the news and spooking the markets. The flareups bear watching but the original lockdowns were never going to eradicate the disease without...

Equities were volatile Friday as both Arizona and Florida reported their biggest increases in Covd-19 since the pandemic began and Apple said it would close some stores in those states. Oil gained about ...

Equities plunged again following the World Health Organization’s declaration that the coronavirus is now a pandemic. Stocks were also jilted by the lack of follow up surrounding a potential stimulus plan. And then there is the evolving ...

Many times I have commented the geopolitical changes are tectonic.  Globally, the policies and politics that have dominated since the conclusion of WWII are under attack as the commoner feels abandoned by government.  There is general distrust of all governments, the result of regulatory fiat...

Equities advanced the most in eight months after a dovish tone from the Federal Reserve chairman fueled speculation the central bank is closer than thought to pausing on rate hikes.  FAANG led the markets higher. The Chairman said the economic outlook remains “solid,” bolstering expectations for...

Where to?  During the last 45 days it appears everything is going wrong at once.  Commodities led by a record plunge in oil, have been crushed.  In equities, the FAANG complex is down about 25%.  Debt markets have been rattled by the turmoil engulfing GE...

Legendary hedge fund manager Stan Druckenmiller lamented whether or not the markets will ever return back to a normal macro trading environment?  Many iconic market luminaries are commenting about the “disturbing machination of the equity...

Led by tech, equites declined.  There are numerous uncertainties…the Fed, tariffs, earnings, inflation, political issues including impeachment and other threats, Brexit, etc. Oil however initially rose as Saudi Arabia unilaterally reduced oil exports by 500,000/day in December, calling for other producers to do the same, cutting...

Third quarter GDP was revised to 3.2% rate from the previously reported 2.9% pace, the fastest growth in two years.  Business investment remained weak but labor market progress and steady household purchases kept growth on tract ahead to the holiday shopping season....