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It's the Fed vs. the U.S. Bond Markets Now!

All eyes will be on the Fed during their March FOMC meeting. It remains to be seen what they do next.

Yellen Drops $1.1 Trillion Treasury Cash Pile in a Big Jolt for Money Markets

With new liquidity about to pour in, it remains to be seen how will it affect equities, risk assets, and more importantly, money markets.

Tesla in India? Not a Chance

And listen to what Cathie Wood of ARK Investments had to say about TSLA and ride sharing.

A Second Depressed Lunar New Year Spells Disaster

Retailers and restaurants normally rely on bumper sales over the Lunar New Year holiday. But the cashier tills are silent.

SPAC Mania, My Short-Sale Rule, Inflation, Bumble IPO, Rivian, Trading Nvidia

Who knew high finance was so easy? And why the heck was I working so hard? Fundamental analysis is so 1980s.

Everyone Is Chasing the Reflation Trade Blindly

It's important to follow the macro trends like growth over value rotation, or reflation vs. deflation trade.

Super Bowl Lesson, Earnings, DC Reality, Bonds, Labor Demand, Southwest Air

Bond markets are pricing in medium-term economic growth amid monetary and fiscal conditions that they believe to be conducive to igniting inflation.

One Thing Missing in Asia: Shoppers

Households are reining in spending in Asia, which presents a problem for Europe and the U.S.

We Are Back to Brent Levels Where Russia/Saudi Tensions Started Last Year

As prices nudge towards $60/bbl Brent today, where do things stand?

There's No Use Crying About Stagflation, Profit From It!

With what's going on, Adam Smith just rolled over in his grave.

A Market No-Doubter, Vaccine Milestone, GDP Green Shoots, Inovio, Amazon, Google

The fact is that even if there is some compromise, the next fiscal stimulus package will be closer to $1.9 trillion than $600 billion.

3 Important Questions the Fed Answered Wednesday

Powell was asked a number of questions about asset bubbles and financial stability risks during his press conference.

Oil Specs Are All in and Long - Too Much Too Soon?

Oil is especially interesting as it is deemed the cheapest. Cheap is cheap for a reason.

A Virus-Plagued Rat Year Ends, and China Starts Afresh

It's exactly a year since the virus first locked down Hong Kong. What have we learnt since then?

What Lies in Store for the Market in the First Quarter of 2021?

It's easy to get caught up in the inflation trade, but it's also important to know how best to play that.

Rich Guys' Romp, a Breach of Self-Discipline, Trump Countdown, Small-Caps Sizzle

Plus, a preview of the coming Consumer Electronics Show and quick news hits on Micron and Boeing.

A New Year, Bitcoin Surges, Tesla Delivers, Election Ramifications, Dovish FOMC

I see both Tuesday and Wednesday on into the end of the week as potentially very volatile for financial markets.

2021 Off to a Strong Start on a Weak Dollar

So far, there's no major concern about politics, while wild volatility in Bitcoin suggests traders are still seeking speculative opportunities.

The Week Ahead: Georgia Elections, December Jobs and 8 Earnings Reports to Watch

It's time to start a new trading year.

Santa Claus Rally Explained, Leaders & Losers, Peak Housing?, My Holiday Message

Do you hear what I hear? Check the guy on your left. Check the gal on your right. Check the house across the street. They may need something that you can provide.

Tough Jobs Stuff, Winter Economic Chill, Vaccine Hiccup, Disney Delights

Plus, stay nimble as the road just ahead could become a bit more treacherous than many may think.

What Will the Fed Do Now?

What the Fed really needs to do is ignore interest-rate tools and focus on their confidence tool.

Housing Continues to Shine Even as New Lockdowns Go Into Effect

Demand for homes continues to outpace new listings, which gives a boost to home prices.

Covid Vaccine Distribution, Jobs, Stimulus Package, Brexit Terms, Investor Days

Most important come Inauguration Day is the seamless transition of leadership over 'Operation Warp Speed'.

What Is This Poor Payroll Report Telling Us?

I don't want to overreact to a single month, markets are looking past it, but carefully watch other indicators as well.

The Depressing Jobs Report Certainly Offers Some Short Ideas

Hedge your longs with shorts on companies whose business is quite literally drying up.

A Market of Stocks and Not a Stock Market

It is far more important to find the individual stocks that are working than to be caught up in macroeconomic predictions.

Jim Cramer: Are Bankruptcies Low? No! They're Soaring

Don't be lulled into thinking that bankruptcies are low. And there's no one there to stem them when the eviction notices slam the country.

All Eyes Are on the OPEC+ Meeting Thursday - What Can it Mean for Oil?

OPEC and its members have a bit of a dilemma as each country has its own government spending and deficit considerations.

Jim Cramer: A Great Market Is One That Can Ignore Negative News Entirely

The fact is that business in whole areas of the economy remain very strong despite what you heard about ZM this morning.