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The Death of Inflation, Sloppy Earnings, Heavy Macro Week, Wednesday Fed, Jobs

The coming week will be another exceedingly heavy week of Q4 earnings, this time with more of a focus upon the mega-caps.

Sobering Conversation, Not-So-Hot GDP, Ominous Yield Spread, Rally On

Plus, we take a close look at the charts of the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite and check out Tesla, Disney and Salesforce.

The Market Is Embracing a Goldilocks Scenario for Now

The belief is that inflation isn't too hot and economic growth isn't too cold, though the bears argue this view is unrealistic.

Overcoming Microsoft, S&P Levels Off, Bank of Canada Wisdom, Mucho Data on Tap

Plus, a look at Wednesday's wishy-washy market action, the Treasury yield curve, Chevron's coming earnings and Lael Brainard's possible exit from the Fed.

Has the New Bull Market Started?

There are a few factors that will determine whether the bull is charging again, and most aren't arguing in its favor just yet.

Glimmers of Hope, Debt Limit Farce, Netflix Narrative, Strapped Consumers?

Plus, a bird's-eye view of which direction the S&P 500 Index could take from here.

Earnings Season Will Determine How the Current Trading Range Is Resolved

The battle between inflation worries and recession concerns will be greatly influenced by coming earnings reports.

The Worm Turns, S&P 500 Danger, Econ for Fed Dummies, Yield Spread, Trading TJX

There comes a time when bad begets bad, when even a Corvette is stuck in traffic on the BQE. Doesn't matter what that car is capable of.

Dull Market Action Is a Prelude to an Important Turning Point

The big question now is whether the Fed's rate hikes already have triggered conditions for a recession.

You Can Take Many Routes When You're Stuck in 'Neutral'

As we're neither here nor there (but a bit greedy and pessimistic), here are my positions on stocks, credit and rates.