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Will tomorrow’s BLS labor report confirm the incredible strength in the ADP Private Employment Survey? ADP indicated that in January private employers added the greatest number of workers since May 2015. The data was almost ...

Several times I have referenced at 2015 interview with Amazon’s Jeff Bezos where he commented that algorithms could be written to manipulate/influence stock prices but “this of course would be illegal.” ...

Chinese shares ended its brutal selloff today ending about 1.50% higher. Monday 90% of securities listed on the Chinese exchanges dropped the maximum amount allowed in one day. One trader commented “this was ...

Reading yesterday’s headlines one can make a conclusion that an end of an era could be at hand. One major headline read “We Missed the Exit: Banks step up Call to End Negative Interest Rates.” A group of money center European banks are asking the...

Will November’s election become a market event? A survey of Bank America/Merrill Lynch’s institutional accounts indicated the uncertainty about the upcoming election is a bigger risk than trade. ...

Indexing the last five years has been a runaway success but has this success created market imbalances? Many are starting to opine valuations of the mega sized technology issues have created an environment conducive to increased volatility. ...

Equities fell nominally as some are wary of escalation in tensions with Iran. Oil also declined believing that such any escalation will not impact supplies. Treasuries were essentially unchanged. ...

A narrative is beginning to rise that the “disruptor economy” is now being disrupted by such arcane parameters of revenues, earnings (ok losses), debt service coverage and possible regulation. For at least five years such historical parameters were ...

Is inflation increasing? The narrative has been myopically focused upon deflation for a myriad of reasons. Last week’s release of both the PPI and CPI indicated that inflation is perhaps accelerating....