22APR2017

Trump Sets Date for Major Tax Reform Announcement Next Week

President Trump declared on Friday that a major announcement on tax reform will be coming next Wednesday. In setting the stage he prepped the reform with a top-down review of Obama administration tax policies, ostensibly as a part of his plan to undo many of them. The big...
18APR2017

Galiga: Wars & Rumors of Wars

In recent posts I discussed my projections that the Dow will blow past 20,000 and move on to as much as 30,000 in the near future as foreign investment capital continues to seek shelter in the American markets. I also detailed that major global events will be the most likely...
27MAR2017

Nobody Goes There, It’s Too Crowded – PT2

In Part 1 of this blog post I concluded with a lesson to be learned in how bubbles form in markets as small investors begin piling into a rapid growth scenario and that seeing this play out is a good time to back up and take a broader look at what’s going on. Let’s...
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...