If today's jobs news is weak again the likelihood of a July cut will be a near certainty.
Apple's push toward services is a valuation-driven necessity.
If you believe the following statements, this column clearly is not for you.
Is the expansion on borrowed time? Is this expansion elderly? Or is this expansion still youthful, as in terms of growth?
Market players know the negative arguments well, but the indices continue to hold up so they have little choice but to put cash to work rather than miss out.
Let's dissect what we are looking at, slow it down, take it apart, put it back together, and then kick it twice for good measure.
Hunt watches a set of somewhat obscure financial indicators that have strong correlation with the performance of global equity markets.
Poor economic news is not having any impact on this market right now due to confidence that a rate cut will be forthcoming from the Fed.
Defensive names with inelastic demand are in a good place right now.
Key to a China trade deal will be that both sides come away from the G-20 meeting with the feeling that progress has been made, and that the schedule of tariffs has not been expanded.