I Step Out, the Market Rallies

Let's check out what happened while I was away.

Jim Cramer: How Can Bad Be Good? It's Easy Now That the Fed Blinked

Anything weak is a positive to be excited about and anything strong is a nightmare because that might stiffen Powell's resolve to keep rates where they are instead of cutting them.

How to Play AMD's Hot Hand in the Chip Sector

This trade offers everything I'm looking for in defined risk and upside target.

Fed Minutes Show the Market Needs to Rethink Its Rate-Cut Expectations

When it comes to inflation, the Fed may be risking their credibility.

What Are the Real Risks to Investors of a Lengthy Period of Trade Uncertainty?

Strictly in terms of the trade war, the question is whether tariffs are ultimately inflationary or not.

Did Trump Cross the Rubicon With China?

While the first round of tariff wars had little visible impact on the economy, companies or inflation, this time will be different.

Income Strategies for Volatile Times: Munis, Treasuries and Bond Ladders

There are an array of low-risk, fixed-income opportunities to consider for investors seeking shelter from a stormy market.

Tesla Short Interest Surges as Skepticism Abounds on Loan Deal

Tesla short sellers are renewing their revolt against Tesla after a recent capital raise initially sent the stock rallying.

The Fed and Trump's China Tweet: What It All Means for the Markets

This may be another example where the president likes to 'blow things up' at the 11th hour, primarily so he can personally ride to the rescue and negotiate "even better" terms.

The Market Is Now Ahead of Itself and That is a Problem for the Fed

What I expect from the Fed this week and how the markets will likely react.