Tag Archives: Obama

Is “Obama Envy” Driving Trump’s Call For QE4?

We are still dazed and a bit livid over President Trump’s call for QE4, and increasingly perplexed how the market just takes such absurdities, including his latest nominees to the Fed, in stride.  Is .999 percent the next target for … Continue reading

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Overhyped Relative Job Creation. Sound Familiar?

Steven Rattner, whom the UAW can thank for leading the auto bailout during the GFC,  presented these graphs today on Morning Joe.   Does the analysis look a little familiar? It should.  We first presented it in our, Deconstructing The … 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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Presidential Job Approval: Truman To Trump

  Source:   Gallup

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Obama’s Bull Market

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What’s Up With This?

Obama lands at Andrews, two hours ahead of sked, after a lightning-quick visit to Las Vegas. Practically sprinted to Marine One.#secondterm — Mark Landler (@MarkLandler) January 30, 2013

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Done Deal

But not a good deal.  See here. More political circus to come in the next few months. For now, however, let’s ride and enjoy the unleashing of the equity bulls.  The U.S. has some catching up to do. (click here … Continue reading

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Washington Post: Fiscal Cliff Deal Near?

Post reporter Paul Kane on the latest developments in the talks between House Speaker Boehner and President Obama and if a deal looks likely this week. (click here if video is not observable)

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Cliff Diving – Day 16

December, the overall best month for stock performance, isn’t supposed to start like this! The S&P500 opened almost at its high of the day, traded through the 50-day moving average, got spanked  and commenced to sell off the rest of … Continue reading

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Cliff Diving – Day 14

This market wants to rally. It certainly feels that way after yesterday’s trading — big downdraft at the open only to reverse and close up big and at the highs — coupled with today’s resilience after speaker Boehner’s negative comments.  … Continue reading

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