Monthly Archives: September 2017

Sector ETF Performance – September 15

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Global Risk Monitor – September 15

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Tweet Of The Day: Traders vs Analysts

When an analyst is wrong, it is called an revised forecast. When a trader is wrong, it is called a loss. A big difference. — Peter Brandt (@PeterLBrandt) September 11, 2017

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Fed Vice Chair, Stanley Fischer, Exit Stage Left

This one is going to hurt.   Stanley Fischer is one of, if not, our favorite economist. As Larry Summers points out in his recent piece in the Washington Post, The Fed and the international monetary system will be weaker for … Continue reading

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Week In Review – August 8

Global Stock Indices Emerging markets once again led the charge in the global equity markets this past week.  Russia continues it momentum, which we thought would begin to bounce after being down almost 15 percent in the first half. Japanese … Continue reading

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Sector ETF Performance – September 8

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Global Risk Monitor – September 8

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Asset Markets, The Sports Illustrated Jinx, And The Dodgers

Why do stocks and assets markets crash? Why is there is a Sports Illustrated jinx and magazine cover stories often signal a sign of a top or bottom of the subject being portrayed? Regression to the mean, or, more simply, … Continue reading

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Analysis Of Presidential Job Approval Ratings

We’ve analyzed the Presidential Job Approval Ratings from Gallup since Truman to Trump.  It compliments our August 27 post,  Presidential Job Approval: Truman to Trump. Political Junkies And Financial Types Since the dollar index is highly correlated to President Trump’s … Continue reading

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QOTD: Can NK be just another country?

…North Korea is not a Marxist-Leninist or a Stalinist state but an ethnonational-socialist country patterned more after Imperial Japan than [the] Soviet Union – The Korea Times, September 1

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