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July’s BLS employment report will be released at 8:30. Recent data has been suggesting a firming economy. Job growth is a primary driver of economic growth and data to date suggests one of the greatest issues for employers is ...

Friday the all-inclusive June unemployment data is released. The data could be of considerable significance regarding the outlook for monetary policy. As written many times the markets have discounted a 0.75% in the overnight rate by year end with ...

May’s unemployment data is released at 8:30. How will the statistics be interpreted? The markets have discounted two interest rate reductions by year end. Both Goldman and Morgan Stanley states that such will not occur opining at most only ...

The VIX or a measurement of volatility (aka risk) has plunged. However as measured by other benchmarks, conviction is very low. Volume has been anemic. The CME stated it has become increasingly easy to exaggerate the price movement of almost any security, the...

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....

The FOMC said it will be “patient” on any future interest rate moves and signaled flexibility on the path for reducing its balance sheet, a substantial pivot away from its bias just last month towards higher borrowing costs....

It is election eve.  Simplistically explained, it is economic growth versus Presidential anathema from the Establishment and the Elites.  What side will be the victor?  Perhaps the only certainty...

May’s jobs data is released at 8:30.  Analysts are expecting a 4.9% unemployment rate, a 160k and 150k increase in nonfarm and private sector payrolls, respectively, a 0.2% increase in average hourly earnings, a 34.5 hour work week and a 62.8% labor participation rate....

OPEC meets June 2 following the longest run of monthly gains in five years that boosted prices by 85% in four months to over $50 barrel.  The potential outcome from this meeting is varied with some suggesting an unexpected cut to an increase in production...