Monthly Archives: May 2019

Memorial Day Tribute 2019


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Priceless And Timeless

"The First Lite Beer Bowling Tournament" (Classic 1982 Miller Lite Beer Commercial) An amazing cast of sports legends…and Rodney Dangerfield! — Baseball by BSmile (@BSmile) May 24, 2019

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Will The S&P Hold The Line?

Will the S&P hold its May 13th low of this current sell-off at 2801.43? Glad you asked.   The market is currently trading at its low of the day, 5 points above that support level. Tuesday’s Post The stock market took … Continue reading

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Stress Testing Apple

Goldman finally getting around to stress testing Apple as the trade war escalates.  They are out today warning Apple is in a world of hurt if China targets the iPhone maker in the trade war. The U.S.-China trade war could … Continue reading

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Key S&P Levels

It’s been a while since drilling down on the markets.  We have been concentrating on rebuilding our website to deal with the free riders and honing our web scraping coding skills.  Our economic and market analysis has focused on the … Continue reading

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Heeee’s Back…Karl, Is That You?

In case you missed it, or don’t read the Drudge Report,  here is the current banner headline: Should we?  Ah, uh, well…we can’t help ourselves:   YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST! In February 2018, we looked at the data of the political … Continue reading

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BFTD: Rare Earth Day 5.0

BFTP:  Blast From The Past Wow, here is a blast from the past.  Ahhhh, the daze of trading rare earfs! Watch this one, folks.  It may play big in the trade war with China. Rare earth minerals could be weaponized … Continue reading

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The Economy Heads South

  Today’s ugly retail sales and industrial production data knocked 50 bps off the Atlanta Fed’s GDP Now forecast for Q2 GDP, now down to 1.1 percent.   That’s a big decline compared to the recent Q1 3.2 percent print, which … Continue reading

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Who Pays The Tariffs?

I had some very interesting discussions on social media last night on who is paying for the U.S.-China Trade War.   It was kind of shocking that many didn’t even understand the basic tenets of economics yet have strong convictions held … Continue reading

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How Strong Is The U.S. Economy?

Not as strong as many, including President Trump believes.   GDP growth and even the jobs data, including the unemployment rate, though fairly sunny, look deceptively strong and need a deeper look, which we have provided for you over the … Continue reading

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