Roger Arnold is the chief economist for ALM Advisors, a Pasadena, Calif.-based money management firm specializing in income-generating portfolios. Concurrent with his other business responsibilities, Arnold was a radio talk show host for 15 years. He focuses on behavioral economics and chaos theory, better known as the "butterfly effect." He explains the relationships between political, economic and social systems, and how they are all reflected in the financial markets -- stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies and real estate.

Walking you through the 'logic vertigo.'
Housing situation may finally be catching up to its stock.
The central bank has much to take into account at its meeting.
Their stocks are still overpriced despite low demand.
Yellen's leadership is facing its first big challenge.
The pattern of declines in income and retail sales can't be ignored.
For proof, look no farther than Japan and Germany.
An increase in rates will likely come later than most are expecting.
It's insane to raise Fed funds rate in this environment.
It's now critical to actively monitor the dollar index.

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