22MAR2017

Nobody Goes There, It’s Too Crowded – PT1

Some of the smartest data crunchers and financial experts in the world have been among the most profoundly wrong when it comes to predicting what the markets will do in the short and long-term future. That’s because investing is as much about art as it is about...
18MAR2017

Econuts Freak After Trump Tries To Repeal Fracking Restrictions

Donald Trump has the potential to become the most pro-energy independence president in modern history with his unabashed support for American oil and gas companies. As he moves to make good on his promise to reduce regulations on fracking, leftist tree hugging, econuts are...
17MAR2017

Between A Rock and A Hard Place

This week the members of the Federal Reserve Board met again to consider the nation’s monetary policy. And after years of multiple rounds of quantitative easing, rumors of a possible interest rate hike are finally more than mere speculation. The Fed’s decision to hike rates by 25...
17MAR2017

OMB Director Mulvaney: Climate Change Research ‘Waste of Your Money’

The liberal media is foaming at the mouth after the Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney detailed for the White House press core all of the cuts President Trump is making in his budget. Among them is cutting all funding for climate change research...
11MAR2017

Trump Boom: Third Longest Record in Growth, Jobs and Wages

Still in his first 100 days as president, Donald Trump is benefitting from the third longest period of growth in American economic history. Buoyed both by investors’ confidence in an America-first policy and by the collapse of European and Asian markets, Trump’s...
08MAR2017

Trump Economy: Huge Jobs Boom in First Month

Whether analysts choose to credit President Trump directly or indirectly, one thing is clear: his first month in the White House has coincided with the largest gain in new jobs since the Great Recession. Despite multiple fudged reports and claims of ‘jobs saved or...
08MAR2017

This New Technology Will Change Everything…Again

In global macro-economics there are a million different things that can occur to profoundly affect exchanges around the world and how investors respond in their buying and selling behavior. In my most recent blog I detailed just a few of them as examples for why I believe the...
02MAR2017

Trump’s Record Market Is Due for A Reality Check

Last week I predicted the Dow Jones would break the record set way back in the Reagan era for the longest winning streak of closes at 13 days. As of this writing, that record is now shattered. And it wasn’t just shattered, yesterday’s Dow average set another record when it...
24FEB2017

Dow Sets 10th Record Close After Trump’s Jobs Pledge

Wall Street investors are as optimistic as they’ve been in a decade about the prospects of the American economy under the Trump administration. While Barack Obama delivered nothing more than empty rhetoric and bogus statistics about jobs ‘saved’, Trump is...
21FEB2017

Galiga: Trump’s Coming Assault on ISIS and the Oil Market Conundrum

Over the last 24 months the U.S. economy saw some of its toughest economic challenges since the Great Recession was at its peak nearly a decade ago. After OPEC — led by Saudi Arabia — refused to cut back on oil supply, global prices took an expected nose dive. And the result was...