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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...

The next four days can be pivotal in determining the direction of the markets for the immediate future. What are the odds of a surprise in November’s jobs data? September was surprisingly weak. October’s report was surprisingly strong. Each report altered the perception as to...