Energy prices have turned out to be the primary driver for what now appears to be 'out of control' consumer-level prices.
The indexes have been hiding poor action in growth stocks and better action in small-caps.
We still see the increased selectivity of issues participating in market advances.
What once was pure novelty is now being treated as a legitimate investment, if not an entirely new asset class. But how do the new Bitcoin ETFs stack up?
GM is an underappreciated and undervalued investment opportunity.
Let's take a close look at the charts and data.
It was as if equity markets had taken the day off. Not bond markets, however.
The good news is that some of the frothy speculation has cooled, and skepticism is building.
One thing needs to resolve itself now that higher-for-longer inflation is becoming the consensus.
Right now, there is tension between overbought technical conditions and an appetite for speculative trading.