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Equites closed at their lows with the NASDAQ shedding about 2.0% and the Dow unchanged. Treasury prices were insignificantly higher in price. Some, including myself, believe a reason for the mixed market was ...

Equities were mixed Friday on contrasting statistics from China on how the coronavirus is spreading. Data was generally upbeat however some are concerned that retail sales were revised nominally lower in December. ...

Wow! The jobs data was a complete blow out. November’s payrolls climbed the most since January. October’s statistics were revised higher. The increase in wages is now at a cycle high. Yes the labor participation rate did decrease by 0.1%...

Equities advanced and bonds fell on speculation the US and China will reach a deal that avoids tariffs due to take hold in 11 days. The advance/decline almost reverses the prior day gyration. ...

Yesterday was an uneventful day. The repo market operated flawlessly. Equites were essentially flat. Treasuries were nominally higher. Crude was positive. Domestic economic data continued to demonstrate strength...

Earnings season commenced on a positive note as two mega sized financials posted positive surprises. Crude continued to advance and there was a major merger in this sector at a price 39% higher than previous day closing thus suggesting ...

Trading yesterday was volatile with shares ultimately rebounding considerably higher on reports that the US-China trade picture is brightening.  Technology outperformed by a 2:1 margin.  Oil advanced for the second consecutive day as Saudi Arabia is telegraphing its intent to recommend to OPEC to reduce...