Category Wednesday

08-AUGUST 10-2022

Good morning. Stocks have been trending up for the past few weeks.  And with earnings season going fairly well, many traders may think the worst is over.  Yet, with the Federal Reserve rapidly tightening monetary conditions, and with inflation still…

08-AUGUST 03-2022

Good morning. Between inflation at 40-year highs and two quarters of negative GDP growth, investors in the US are dealing with some tough times.  But compared to the rest of the world, the US looks like one of the strongest…

07-JULY 27-2022

Good morning. While the stock market is likely to rally as soon as the Federal Reserve announces they are done raising interest rates, that still leaves the possibility for a further decline in the months ahead until that happens. One…

07-JULY 20-2022

Good morning. Stocks got a boost yesterday on news that the European Central Bank may raise interest rates by 50 basis points.  This would follow on the increasing monetary tightening seen in the US under the Federal Reserve. Rising interest…

07-JULY 13-2022

Today! Now here’s the rest of the news: America Hits A New 48-year Low Small business confidence dropped again in June as fears over white-hot inflation persisted, with the most business owners since 1980 reporting that rising prices were their…

07-JULY 06-2022

Good morning. Fears of a recession continue to rise.  The real issue impacting markets is how deep and for how long such a recession lasts.  The good news?  It will likely bring down inflation.  The fear is already bringing down…

06-JUNE 29-2022

Good morning. For the past two years, factory shutdowns, port shutdowns, and labor shortages in key areas have led to a number of supply chain issues for all sorts of products.  Now, with retail stores reporting high inventories and the…