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Markets traded lower Friday on August’s employment data.  I believe the statistics were mixed and can be used to make a case for or against a rate hike at the upcoming FOMC meeting.  I again ask does 0.25% really matter economically?  Unfortunately it...

When I came into the industry about 30 years ago I unknowingly cold called a legendary icon.  The gentleman politely interrupted me partially through the presentation and gave me some unsolicited advice, advice that I believe is more poignant today than in years’ past....

The noise and volatility is incredible, volatility I believe that is enhanced by technology based trading.  The future is always uncertain but in some regards many believe today’s uncertainty is more pronounced than years’ past....

Equites came under moderate pressure Friday amid concern Greece will run out time for reaching a deal to stave off default.  European officials are preparing for the worst as Greece’s prime minister’s brinkmanship is pushing its country’s finances to the limit....

Yields on the US Treasury spiked to seven month highs early yesterday, the result of the absolute drubbing of European debt.  Treasuries rallied later in the day to post modest gains following IMF comments that the US should not increase rates until 2016....