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What the 'Messy' August Jobs Report Means for Investors and the Fed

This payroll result should be a reminder that just because there aren't a lot of new legal restrictions doesn't mean consumers won't change behavior.

With 'Stagflation Lite' on the Horizon, I'm Waltzing Into 2 Cheap Stocks

Despite my pessimism on the market, when the music is playing you have to dance.

I Just Talked Myself Out of Getting Long Chewy Shares

But here's how an options trader could play this one.

Dismiss the Impact of Rising Inflation and COVID Cases at Your Own Risk

The overall market seems to be mispricing the threats of rapidly increasing prices and the fast-spreading Delta variant.

The Fed's Next Delicate Dance Is Figuring Out When to Raise Rates

And Chairman Jerome Powell in his Jackson Hole speech offered clues as to what could trigger an end to the Federal Reserve's zero interest rate policy.

Here Is What to Watch as We Enter the Month of September

The primary issue with seasonality is that it can be a good excuse for corrective action in the right environment.

Softbank, Naspers Switch Focus from China to India

The largest tech investors in Asia and Africa are scouring India for prospects after souring on China.

Inflation Is All Around Us, but for How Long?

That's the challenge for the Fed as it tries to determine the timing of tighter policy.

Is the Fed Ever Going to Taper? Can They?

For now, it remains a guessing game. So until then, enjoy the free ride.

Energy Sector, Powell Speak, Labor Market, Booster Shots, Trading Kratos Defense

While all cyclical equity sectors did well, last week's push into more economically sensitive equities was indeed led by the energy sector.