There was a misleading headline on Yahoo Finance entitled “Stocks did better in Obama’s first year than in Trump’s” The stock market has rallied during Donald Trump’s presidency, with the S&P 500 up nearly 24% during Trump’s first year
Yes, the stock market is on a roll with the Dow recently piercing the 26,000 mark. And the S&P500 index has pierced the 2,800 mark.
Like every Thursdays afternoon, The Fed of New York announced their balance sheet holdings. Unlike the anticipated unwind that Janet Yellen had been promising, The Fed actually INCREASED their holdings of US Treasury Notes and Bonds and increased their holdings of … Continue reading →
I attended an investors presentation last week. Having given presentations to investors in the past, I thought I knew what to expect. I was dead wrong. The presentation was one chart, M2 Money Stock
I remember when Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said that inflation is just around the corner. It must be a really long street.
Yesterday, The New York Federal Reserve announced that it actually increased their $4.2 trillion balance sheet by $1 million rather than shrinking it. This comes on the heels of The Federal Reserve announcing that it provided $80.2 billion in payments
I wonder if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro sits in his mansion singing “Don’t Cry For Me, Venezuela.” Perhaps Gordon Lightfoot’s “The Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald” is more appropriate given Maduro’s assinine management of the Venezuelan economy.
The retail inferno continues, this time with retail giant Sears announcing the closure of 103 stores with 14 locations in CMBS deals
This Bloomberg News title sounds like something John Carpenter would have created, as in Escape From New York (Fed).
Real GDP growth is above 3%, unemployment rate is near 4%, and other economic indicators are flashing green. Yet, I have an unpeaceful, uneasy feeling. Chapter 11 (bankruptcy) filings are rising