The 'Big Picture' Isn't Pretty

This volatile macro-driven market isn't conducive to stock-picking.

Now Playing: The Bad News Bulls Meet AMD and the Jobs Report

No one wants to take on risk in the stock market when they can get 4% in a Treasury guaranteed, with no risk.

The Fed Must Change Its Pace

Last week's plunge in U.K. gilts was a warning shot across the bow of central banks everywhere.

Central Bank Intervention Throws a Wrench Into Tracking the U.K. Gilt

Technical analysis becomes difficult when non-market forces come into play.

Charting the Indexes, When We'll Find a Bid, King Dollar, 3 Stocks I'm Trading

The FOMC continues to fiddle despite evidence inflation is peaking or has peaked and while all of Rome is burning down around them.

Forget a Soft Landing, We Have Now Run Out of Runway

It's time for investors to keep it simple and keep it safe.

Australia's Central Bank Says It Is Bust

After the Australian fiscal year ended in June, the Reserve Bank of Australia marked its bond holdings to market - wiping out all its reserves.

It's Going to Take a While for This Market to Find Solid Support

The primary problem appears to be a continued rise in bond yields.

Pay Attention to the Bond Market for an 'All-Sell' Signal

The stock market is always the last to know.

Crucial CPI, Hoping for the Real Thing, Wall Street Braces, Intel, Rockin' Apple

Trading volume remains the missing ingredient that prevents me from confirming this rally as the 'real thing.'