Why I believe it's time to take profits and reduce risk.
We are getting wholesale differences in the interpretation of the future trajectory of domestic economic growth.
Wednesday's FOMC minutes convince me that the central bank is becoming less strict about preventing inflation.
What I would rather invest in to get similar yields.
Technical indicators hinted on March 21 that they'd jump.
Although the short squeeze wasn't as quick and swift as we thought it might be, it didn't disappoint in the end.
Markets where the Russell 2000 outperforms are healthier than those where it doesn't.
Taken together they create a worrisome picture, one that can explain why it wasn't just the banks that fell on the inversion news.
Fear-mongering over risk of BBB credits was immensely exaggerated and hurt many people's returns.
Economic signs point to slower growth, not a recession, in 2019.
Despite what you think about today's markets and the Fed, interest rates have always mattered.
The minutes certainly read like the Fed is more worried about the economy than just what the data suggests.
The federal government is still partially shut down. There is a debt ceiling out there with our name on it, and a looming expiration date on its suspension.
5 key things investors need to know about their portfolios and how to proceed after the Fed's disappointing announcement.
The easiest way to lose a lot of money in a poor market is to not have a plan.
I am urging you to think a little more long-term.
How to stop an economic calamity while the rest of the planet goes into hibernation? Not easy.
Thank you, Powell, for avoiding the opioid market fix of constant monetary accommodation and quantitative easing.
This month has been lousy, but there are factors that could still produce a year-end rally.
One way to generate stable income and protect against rising interest rates is through a bond ladder.
The president's attempts to intimidate Jerome Powell probably won't impact Fed policy, with one possible exception.
The biggest risk right now is the yuan level versus the dollar.
Data has been decent, but is showing signs of softness as the demand collapse in the rest of the world feeds into U.S. data.
After recent liquidation, it seems the risk-reward is on the downside for the dollar and U.S. bonds.
To a great extent what is happening is just the normal ebb and flow of the market as interest rates rise.
The speed with which this move in the bond market is occurring is whipping around the much-smaller stock market.
The news out of the Fed triggered computer programs to sell equities, but there is no follow through so far today.
The market is anticipating higher rates and some inflation and that likely will matter at some point, but not yet.
Apply the lessons of that boring trading year to today's market.
The 2-year Treasury yield, TIPS and gold all indicate the Fed shouldn't be forced to put a clamp on inflation.