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A Bloomberg headline read “A Volatility Doom Loop May Be Taking Hold In US Markets.” The article cited “unnamed SEC officials” talking about the issue of risk parity funds and high volatility funds reinforcing this negative loop amplified by low liquidity.

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Today is the Inauguration.  I vividly recall President Obama’s 2009 inauguration speech.  While I did not vote for him, I found his comments hopeful and uplifting, thinking give this guy a chance to see if he can unify and heal the country....

There was little initial reaction to the Minutes of the December FOMC meeting.  Perhaps of significance was the Committee’s fear that the central bank might be forced to quicken the pace of interest rate increases to head off higher inflation....