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These Indicators Point to an Early 2020 Economic Downturn

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Economic Data Deluge

Following a slightly better than expected August Producer Price Index PPI headline Wednesday this morning we see its counterpart the 160 Consumer Price Index CPI arrive in line with estimates 0 1 is lower than the 0 3 we saw in July Subtracting food and energy costs the Latest Articles in Economy

Economic Data Deluge

Following a slightly better than expected August Producer Price Index PPI headline Wednesday this morning we see its counterpart the 160 Consumer Price Index CPI arrive in line with estimates 0 1 is lower than the 0 3 we saw in July Subtracting food and energy costs the Latest Articles in Economy

Weekly Economic Release Summary: Construction Employment Up, Construction Spending Is In Contraction

This was a week of not-so-great news for the economy: inflation-adjusted construction spending down 9.0 % year-over-year. the ISM manufacturing survey is now in contraction layoffs in August highest since 2009 poor BLS jobs report There was some good news also: Hurricane Dorian impact on the USA is Latest Articles in Economy

Weekly Economic Release Summary: Construction Employment Up, Construction Spending Is In Contraction

This was a week of not-so-great news for the economy: inflation-adjusted construction spending down 9.0 % year-over-year. the ISM manufacturing survey is now in contraction layoffs in August highest since 2009 poor BLS jobs report There was some good news also: Hurricane Dorian impact on the USA is Latest Articles in Economy

Mixed Economic Data Closes Good Week For Stocks

On this final trading day before the long Labor Day weekend we expect low volumes overall on what looks to be the strongest trading week since June Mixed data on income and spending from July fills out the end of the week Personal Income 160 from last month came in beneath expectations Latest Articles in […]

Weekly Economic Release Summary: Trump Could Be Right About Recession Talk

Have you been wondering when the next recession will hit? Seems like recession stories appear daily in the media. This should scare the bejesus out of investors who would want to position themselves for a recession. I find this emphasis on recession trash talk interesting. Let me start by saying that currently Latest Articles in […]

Mixed Economic Data Closes Good Week For Stocks

On this final trading day before the long Labor Day weekend we expect low volumes overall on what looks to be the strongest trading week since June Mixed data on income and spending from July fills out the end of the week Personal Income 160 from last month came in beneath expectations Latest Articles in […]

Weekly Economic Release Summary: Trump Could Be Right About Recession Talk

Have you been wondering when the next recession will hit? Seems like recession stories appear daily in the media. This should scare the bejesus out of investors who would want to position themselves for a recession. I find this emphasis on recession trash talk interesting. Let me start by saying that currently Latest Articles in […]

Weekly Economic Release Summary: Cutting The Federal Funds Rate Will Not Prevent A Recession

The FOMC said in their meeting minutes released this past week: Among those participants who commented on financial stability, most highlighted recent credit market developments, the elevated valuations in some asset markets, and the high level of nonfinancial corporate indebtedness.  Several participants noted Latest Articles in Economy

Weekly Economic Release Summary: Cutting The Federal Funds Rate Will Not Prevent A Recession

The FOMC said in their meeting minutes released this past week: Among those participants who commented on financial stability, most highlighted recent credit market developments, the elevated valuations in some asset markets, and the high level of nonfinancial corporate indebtedness.  Several participants noted Latest Articles in Economy

Gold and the Cracks in the U.S., Japan and Germany’s Economic Data

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Negative Bond Market Yields Tell A Story Of Shifting Economic Stock Market Leadership

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Weekly Economic Release Summary: Productivity Is Not What It Is Cracked Up To Be

This past week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released productivity and costs for 2Q2019. The bottom line was that the year-over-year productivity growth slowed. My view of productivity is very different from the headline view. Productivity calculations are complicated –  far too complicated  for Latest Articles in Economy

Weekly Economic Release Summary: Productivity Is Not What It Is Cracked Up To Be

This past week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released productivity and costs for 2Q2019. The bottom line was that the year-over-year productivity growth slowed. My view of productivity is very different from the headline view. Productivity calculations are complicated –  far too complicated  for Latest Articles in Economy

Economic Data Deluge

Following the biggest selling day in a long time 3 among major U S indexes we see a plethora of new economic data hitting the tape during the early market hours this Thursday among them Jobless Claims as nearly every Thursday Retail Sales Productivity and Unit Labor Costs and more Latest Articles in Economy

Economic Data Deluge

Following the biggest selling day in a long time 3 among major U S indexes we see a plethora of new economic data hitting the tape during the early market hours this Thursday among them Jobless Claims as nearly every Thursday Retail Sales Productivity and Unit Labor Costs and more Latest Articles in Economy

Bitcoin Price Tumbles 6% on Economic Growth Uncertainty

Bitcoin (BTC) had an outstanding run during the first half of the year as it climbed to new highs at the end of each month, but the month of July and August have not been as kind to the world’s biggest cryptocurrency. A lot has gone on over the past month and a half that […]

Weekly Economic Release Summary: Consumer Credit Slowing And It Says Little About The Economy

The relationship of consumer credit to the economy is not well understood. This confusion has many thinking that there is a consumer debt crisis underway. According to  Investopedia : Consumer credit use from month to month  is  closely measured by economists because it  is  considered an indicator of  Latest Articles in Economy

Weekly Economic Release Summary: Consumer Credit Slowing And It Says Little About The Economy

The relationship of consumer credit to the economy is not well understood. This confusion has many thinking that there is a consumer debt crisis underway. According to  Investopedia : Consumer credit use from month to month  is  closely measured by economists because it  is  considered an indicator of  Latest Articles in Economy

Bitcoin Dominance at 70%: BTC Surges Amid Economic Uncertainty

Bitcoin has always dominated the cryptocurrency market. But for the first time since December 2017—when Bitcoin was valued at $ 20k per coin—Bitcoin dominance is nearing 70%. It’s a significant indicator of the current sentiment surrounding the world’s largest digital asset. It also leaves a sizeable question mark over the future of the hundreds of […]

Trade Tariff Economic Damage Spreading in US, China within Target in H2 2019

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Why Trump’s Low-dollar Economic Plan Won’t Work

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Economic and Earnings Date Deluge

Another busy day awaits investors here in the middle of summer the U S and China resume trade talks in Beijing today with Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and Trade Rep Lighthizer working to re establish and or resurrect a trade deal as President Trump rips China s economy and integrity the Latest Articles in Economy

Economic and Earnings Date Deluge

Another busy day awaits investors here in the middle of summer the U S and China resume trade talks in Beijing today with Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and Trade Rep Lighthizer working to re establish and or resurrect a trade deal as President Trump rips China s economy and integrity the Latest Articles in Economy

RIP Global Economic Cooperation, 1944–2019

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Economic and Earnings Data to Flood Market This Week

Following new all time highs on the S amp P 500 and Nasdaq indexes with those two and the Dow up in three of the past four weeks Q2 earnings season enters its busiest week of the term Marquee names like Apple 160 AAPL ExxonMobil 160 XOM 160 and Berkshire Hathaway BRK B will all […]

Economic and Earnings Data to Flood Market This Week

Following new all time highs on the S amp P 500 and Nasdaq indexes with those two and the Dow up in three of the past four weeks Q2 earnings season enters its busiest week of the term Marquee names like Apple 160 AAPL ExxonMobil 160 XOM 160 and Berkshire Hathaway BRK B will all […]

Weekly Economic Summary: Many Sectors Continue to Decline But Residential Housing May Be Improving

What motivated me to analyze and provide commentary on economic releases were the constant and continuous misrepresentation of data by the market pumpers. I tend to be perceived as more negative than others in my analysis as I am not looking only for bright spots in the data. Generally what I continue to see is […]