I have had some real success playing volatile names ahead of news events from the short-side, but this is not something I would recommend for newer traders.
Let's check out the Fed's two big goals for action -- higher inflation and maximum employment -- to see what we can realistically expect.
It is incredibly difficult to extrapolate anything from the latest quarterly company results.
The consumer price index surprises to the upside and the Fed meeting minutes are out. Here's my take on both.
Here's why the bounce on lawmakers' bargaining was silly and what real risks remain.
The report is more nuanced than the headline shows, and here's why we can still expect tapering.
Plus, my take on Friday's jobs report and the steepening yield curve.
With global energy woes, China real estate troubles and Washington's potential for disappointment, I'm moving toward some old income favorites.
Let's look at sentiment, bonds and, yes, rates.
The setup on the weekly for the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond exchange-traded fund is a thing of beauty.