Nov 30, 2023
As I wrote this blog, the S&P 500 index is up roughly 17% year-to-date. Most likely, your portfolio isn't.
Nov 14, 2023
Is the bond bear market finally over? That is the question everyone is asking now that bond prices rallied sharply following the November FOMC policy meeting.
Oct 10, 2023
Once again, due to the ongoing lack of fiscal responsibility in Washington, the markets and the economy faced a Government shutdown.
Oct 4, 2023
The Fed's "soft landing" hopes are likely overly optimistic. Such was the context of the recent #BullBearReport, which discussed the long record of the Fed's economic growth projections.
Sep 19, 2023
The term "Bond Vigilantes" is a nostalgic twist on an old-West theme.
Sep 12, 2023
Since the beginning of the year, economic data has continued to defy the recession calls of 2022. Therefore, it is unsurprising that economic data surprised analysts' more dire predictions last year.
Sep 5, 2023
Powell's recent Jackson Hole Summit speech was mainly as expected. Well, except for the part where Powell obfuscated the truth behind the surge in inflation.
Aug 21, 2023
Fitch's recent downgrade of the U.S. debt rating alarmed investors as the deficit and debt steadily increased. The downgrade sent 10-year Treasury bond yields above 4%, causing concern about America's deteriorating financial condition.