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Mind Blowing Economic Charts – First Time Claims, The Stock Market, and The Fed

Improvement in first time unemployment claims is slowing. Actual, not seasonally manipulated data, including an adjustment for the usual weekly upward revision, shows that the year to year rate of change is on the cusp of a possible upside breakout, which would be good news for stock market bears if it happens. Here’s why it’s…

It’s 2007.2, and Our Next “Lehman Moment’ Is Coming Fast

It seems that my Thursday edition of Wall Street Insights & Indictments was warmly received by the bullish crowd, many of whom reached out to me to thank me for my optimism. I’m sorry to burst your bubbles, but I am not a raging bull (but thank you for asking). In fact, I’m still bearish. There’s a big…