An Awful Situation, Surging China Pandemic, Markets Find Religion, Fed, Earnings

One positive takeaway last week was the very low trading volume for Nasdaq-listed stocks in aggregate and for constituent names of the Nasdaq Composite.

We're Sailing in Recently Uncharted Waters Here

Watch out for the stress in the financial system.

Don't Look at Equities, Look at What FX and Bonds Are Signaling

The Fed is running the same experiment over and over again expecting a different result.

Economic Stresses Now and to Come Make Most Equities Unappealing

Reduced global growth expectations amid war, inflation and supply chain issues should give investors pause.

Recession Blame, Bullard Speaks, Real Yields, Mortgage Rates, Trading Lockheed

It was what the St. Louis Fed President said regarding short-term rate targets that left the deepest impression.

Rising China Recession Risk Could Be Exported Around World

China's economy grew 4.8% in Q1, but many China watchers say the numbers are getting increasingly unreliable.

Fed, Interest Rates, Earnings, Markets, China's Economy, Domestic Economics

Place a percentage on the likelihood of recession? It sounds more like someone trying harder to not get it wrong than trying to get it right.

Doug Kass: How Did Bank Stock Investors Get So Clueless?

Banks stocks are still a 'full-on Monet.'

The Market Is Flipping Elon Musk the Bird

Also, play the companies that benefit from inflation, not Cathie's clowns, which are hurt by it.

I Like JPMorgan But Is Now the Time to Invest?

It's not everyday that one hears the CEO of a major money center bank come out and tell you that the future just might not be all that bright.