January's Usual Selloff Depends on the Fed Balance Sheet

Until the Fed stop non-QE QE, this market can and will continue grinding higher.

10 Predictions for 2020 -- and One Big Idea

Expect the new to be old, and the bad to be good -- and Apple and Tesla to be real snoozers -- this year.

Markets and China Phase One, FOMC Changes, Kirby on My Radar: Market Recon

Beyond an algorithmic reaction, I do not expect an overtly positive market reaction when pen is put to paper on Phase One.

Let's Prep Your Portfolio for 2020

From bonds to energy to emerging markets, an examination of what might be hot and what might not.

Follow the Money, Everything Else Is Just Noise

As long as central banks are pumping liquidity, it will continue to drive asset prices higher. Copper should be a beneficiary into the new year.

Don't Trash Junk Bonds: There's a Logic Behind Winning Their High Yields

Investing in these bonds requires a counter-intuitive approach, and reframing how you look at risk.

Is a U.S.-China Trade Truce Enough?

Perhaps so, as other factors such as lower interest rates and resolution of the Brexit issue serve as positive market forces.

2 Ways to Take Advantage of the Market's False Sense of Security

The complacency of too many market participants presents opportunity, including with an options play.

3 Major Events Will Provide Clarity to the Markets

Here are the mostly likely scenarios and impact on stocks and bonds.

A Week Fraught With Peril, Yield Curve, Gold, Trading Target: Market Recon

Will President Trump's administration move ahead with plans to turn up the heat on China in such a way that U.S. consumers for the first time share some of that pain?