Archive For: September 2016

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October 3rd - Recommended Reads

My recommended reads for Monday, October 3rd, 2016

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David Stockman On "Wall Street Week": Get Out of Harms' Way Now-----The Casino Is Heading For A Crash

Former Reagan Budget Director David Stockman on the Federal Reserve and what is needed to boost the U.S. economy.

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The Fed's Monetary Politburo Is Finally Catching Some Flack

Now that's more like it. Echoing Donald Trump's Monday night bull's-eye regarding the Fed's thoroughly political essence, Rep. Scott Garrett put more wood to Janet Yellen during yesterday's hearing...

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Here's Why You May Want To Tiptoe Out Before The Party Ends

Private spending on capital goods is a measure of business confidence in the economy. If business people believe the economy will grow, they invest more in plant and equipment. If they are not optimistic, they pull in their horns. This week's Commerce Department report on Durable Goods orders contains a nugget or two that help us to see how business people are behaving in that regard.

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Weekend Reading: Back Where We Started

In last weekend’s newsletter, I discussed the “round-trip” move of the market following the Fed’s latest announcement to NOT hike rates. “It is not surprising the Fed once again failed to...

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Five Things You Should Know About the Deutsche Bank Train Wreck

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Mass Money Debauchery

The present day offers the opportunity for many incredible experiences.  Perhaps one of the most rewarding of all is bearing witness to the final days before the greatest economic crackup the world’s ever known.  Not since Nero clipped coins in … Continue reading

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They Shopped Until They Dropped-----August Consumer Spending Up 0.00%

Personal income rose 0.2% in August, as economists expected. However, consumer spending rose 0.0% vs. the Econoday Consensus estimate of 0.2%. The personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index came in at +0.1% vs. a consensus of +0.2%. Last month...

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Yellen May Quit If Trump Wins----Please Do!

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18-Wheeler Alert----Heavy Truck Sales Down 29% Y/Y

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