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.

New York's Epic Amazon Failure; Buffett's 13-F; Traders Play It Safe Into Close

Why does it always make me feel uncomfortable when my plan diverges from Warren Buffett's?

Inflation and the Fed, and Europe May Be in a Recession Now

Price action and fundamental conditions show the limits on how high rates can rise.

Kass: These Are My Top 10 Fears Right Now

All signposts lead me to conclude that a stock market topping process is still very much in play.

The Data Tells Us a Major Slowdown Is Not Imminent

How do we invest for a probable slowdown but perhaps a mild one?

The Implications of Friday's Jobs Report

For those fearing a recession was developing, it doesn't seem to be the case.

Does the Fed Know Something We Don't?

The Fed is bending over backward to be dovish.

Once the Fed Starts Cutting, They Are Not Going to Stop

There is strong precedent for aggressive rate cuts once the Fed gets started.

Why Risk-On Is In Vogue, Updating Zuora: Market Recon

China's central bank announced a bill swap mechanism late Thursday aimed at slowing down the nation's economic slowdown.