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5 Reasons I Am Now in the Risk-Off Camp

Why I believe it's time to take profits and reduce risk.

Kass: A Week Rich in Macroeconomic Data

We are getting wholesale differences in the interpretation of the future trajectory of domestic economic growth.

How to Play the New 'Perma-Dove' Federal Reserve

Wednesday's FOMC minutes convince me that the central bank is becoming less strict about preventing inflation.

Don't Go With the Flow: There Are Better Places to Invest Than High Yield

What I would rather invest in to get similar yields.

Bond Yields Finally Rise More Than a Week After Charts Suggested They Would

Technical indicators hinted on March 21 that they'd jump.

Treasury Futures' Bearish Specs Finally Have Been Squeezed Out

Although the short squeeze wasn't as quick and swift as we thought it might be, it didn't disappoint in the end.

What Happened Friday and What's Next for the Stock Market

Markets where the Russell 2000 outperforms are healthier than those where it doesn't.

Jim Cramer: There Are More Negatives in Play in This Market Than the Yield Curve

Taken together they create a worrisome picture, one that can explain why it wasn't just the banks that fell on the inversion news.

2019 Is the Year of the Debt Diet

Fear-mongering over risk of BBB credits was immensely exaggerated and hurt many people's returns.

The Fed, Economic Data and What to Expect From Friday's Jobs Report

Economic signs point to slower growth, not a recession, in 2019.

Why Investors Should Watch the Yield on the 5-Year Treasury Note

Despite what you think about today's markets and the Fed, interest rates have always mattered.

What the Fed Minutes Are Saying

The minutes certainly read like the Fed is more worried about the economy than just what the data suggests.

The Pit and the Pendulum: Market Recon

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.

Jim Cramer: Jay Powell Is a Nightmare for President Trump and Stock Buyers

5 key things investors need to know about their portfolios and how to proceed after the Fed's disappointing announcement.

Your Worst Enemy In a Bear Market Is Yourself

The easiest way to lose a lot of money in a poor market is to not have a plan.

Jim Cramer: I Can't Tell You to Buy This Market

I am urging you to think a little more long-term.

FOMC - The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight: Market Recon

How to stop an economic calamity while the rest of the planet goes into hibernation? Not easy.

Finally, a Real Fed Chairperson Presides Over the Economy

Thank you, Powell, for avoiding the opioid market fix of constant monetary accommodation and quantitative easing.

Forget October, Bring on the Rest of the Year

This month has been lousy, but there are factors that could still produce a year-end rally.

Building Bond Ladders with BulletShares ETFs

One way to generate stable income and protect against rising interest rates is through a bond ladder.

Trump's Fed Bluster Likely Will Be Much Ado About Nothing

The president's attempts to intimidate Jerome Powell probably won't impact Fed policy, with one possible exception.

What Do Equities Know That FX and Commodities Do Not?

The biggest risk right now is the yuan level versus the dollar.

Why These Countries Are Dumping U.S. Treasuries and What It Means for 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.

Where Bond Yields Are Headed Next -- and How to Play It

After recent liquidation, it seems the risk-reward is on the downside for the dollar and U.S. bonds.

Bonds Continue to Provide Good Excuse for Normal Corrective Action

To a great extent what is happening is just the normal ebb and flow of the market as interest rates rise.

Jim Cramer: Focus on the Long Term in This Algo-Driven Bond Squall

The speed with which this move in the bond market is occurring is whipping around the much-smaller stock market.

Market Reacts in Pavlovian Manner to Latest Fed Pronouncements

The news out of the Fed triggered computer programs to sell equities, but there is no follow through so far today.

A Hawkish Fed Still Can't Kill This Market

The market is anticipating higher rates and some inflation and that likely will matter at some point, but not yet.

Why 2018 Looks a Lot Like 2005

Apply the lessons of that boring trading year to today's market.

3 Tells That Say Inflation Remains Under Control

The 2-year Treasury yield, TIPS and gold all indicate the Fed shouldn't be forced to put a clamp on inflation.