Inflation Is Killing the Consumer

It doesn't take much imagination to see how the average consumer is falling behind and losing substantial buying power.

Worries About a Potential Recession Are Building

For now, this is a bear market, and strength cannot be trusted.

Markets, Not So Confident Fed, Stocks Losing Streak, China Economy, My Trades

This week's earnings focus will be on the retailers with rivals such as Walmart and Target, as well as Home Depot and Lowe's reporting.

China's Economy Could Be Shrinking as Big-Ticket Purchases Stop

China's government is more concerned about stopping the spread of Covid-19 than spurring the economy back to life.

I'm Looking for This Bounce Action to Continue Higher

Market participants are betting that the worst has already been discounted.

China Faces 'Tsunami' of Covid Infection That Could Swamp the System

A new study suggests 1.55 million people could die if China abandons zero-Covid, with the intensive-care system needing 15.6 times existing capacity.

Market Recon: Several Thoughts Ahead of Wednesday's CPI Data

This morning's CPI print will certainly be this week's (month's) catalyst if there is to be a short-term rally in equities.

Kass: Are Market Structure and the Lack of Liquidity the Greatest Risks of All?

For over a year I have been vehemently warning about the risks associated with speculative stocks and gewgaws.

Marcos Set to Take Power Over Past and Future in the Philippines

Bongbong Marcos has operated almost exclusively through social media during his campaign, calling for 'unity' and glossing over his father's dictatorship.

Index Road Kill, S&P 500 Has a Pulse, Sector Slaughter, Betting on CEOs

Plus, we take a revealing look at the movements in the yield curve and pop in on the dismal charts of Shopify and Peloton Interactive.