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Now, Which POTUS Inherited A Mess?

Wow! President Trump likes to repeat the fictitious notion he inherited an economic mess but his hair is on fire over Obama’s factually based tweet this morning. Eleven years ago today, near the bottom of the worst recession in generations, … Continue reading

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The Night the Red Light Went Out in Georgia?

Is Roxane about to put off the Republican red light in Georgia? Stunning New Poll In Georgia It ain’t over ‘til it’s over but the latest polling data from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is nothing less than stunning.   A Republican presidential candidate has only … Continue reading

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Time To Start Discounting A Hard Left Turn

 “I don’t like the Democrats, but Trump is destroying the Republic!  – Retired Four-Star General (See Admiral McRaven’s editoral below)  Last week was a very bad week for President Trump and may, in hindsight, be the tipping point of his … Continue reading

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Beware Of The S&P’s Doji City

In our Saturday post,  Heads Up! Friday’s Rare S&P Shooting Star Candlestick,  we pointed out the S&P500 had formed a rate shooting star Doji candlestick on Friday with price action that had been observed only once since 2010, last Halloween day. Run don’t … Continue reading

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Trump Losing Fox News – Summer of Discontent Cometh

Caveat emptor.  The complacency in markets is absolutely stunning as the U.S. slowly drifts into, what could be, the biggest Constitutional Crisis in the nation’s history. Trump lost the top legal analyst at Fox News today.  This is a major … Continue reading

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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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‘Toon of the Day: Charlie Brown Negotiations

Come on now.  Put your politics aside and smile at this one. For those not familiar with the comic strip, see here for some context. Hat Tip:  Social✽Fly   @socflyny

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Ten Good Weekend Reads – January 4

Major themes set to shape markets in 2019 – FT Five Doom Loops to Navigate in 2019 – Bloomberg As China Talks Begin, Trump’s Trade Negotiator Tries to Keep President From Wavering – NY Times Japan in 2019: 10 surprises … Continue reading

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Ten Good Weekend Reads

Haven dollar touches 1½-year high as global growth worries dominate trading – MarketWatch Conte Says His Budget Deficit Offer Is the Best Italy Can Do – Bloomberg The Fed’s Critical Role for 2019 – Barron’s Business debt swells to $9 … Continue reading

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The Free Trade Debate: Markets Losing Patience

I bought of very nice pair of denim jeans the other night for $9.00.   When I was in grad school just a few decades ago, I paid $26.00 for a pair of lesser quality.  That is about $62.00 in 2018 … Continue reading

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