Treasury Auction, ECB and FOMC, Struggling IPOs: Market Recon

Who was speaking to the strength of the U.S. Treasury Department's auction of $32 billion worth of 7 Year Notes as a driver for equities through Thursday afternoon?

Gloom and Doom Could Lead to Several Positive Surprises

it seems that consensus is to interpret anything that can be viewed as bad, as actually bad, and anything that could be good, as an aberration that will soon become bad.

As Usual, Equities Are the Last Ones to Get What Is Really Happening

Like central bankers, the equity markets seem oblivious to weakening global economic conditions that indicate a recession already is here.

Powell and the Fed: Send in the Clowns

The Fed Chair's statement is such a mass of self-contradiction and obfuscation that it is no wonder his colleagues are deserting him.

Fed Rate Cut and Repo Intervention: What It Means for the Markets and Trading

The Fed as a group isn't completely sold on another cut yet.

Fed's Liquidity Quandary and Flying Over Northrop Grumman: Market Recon

Plus, here's a strategy for investing in oil that even the retail investor can employ.

Weak Bond Action Is a Headscratcher

There doesn't seem to be any particularly fundamental reason for bonds to weaken to such a degree.

So, Everything's Good Again? Sorry, That's Just Not True

Here's the way you have to approach this market.

ECB Decision Gives TLT a Positive Tilt

Take advantage of the NIRP-induced carry trade with this options trade.

Are We Approaching a Minsky Moment?

A Minsky moment is when excessive speculation leads to excessive demand for credit and excessive leverage.