No One Man Should Have All That Powell

Well, the markets are trading higher today and rebounding from the August “sell-off”… and all seems to be fine in terms of macros… for now. Treasury yields are rebounding – stymying fears of a possible recession… and the U.S. agreed to extend its temporary ban...

Your Jump On The Week

It doesn’t matter if you traded currencies, precious metals, bonds, or stocks— it was a wild week of action in the financial markets…many are blaming the trade war as the catalyst… but I’ve been around the block long enough to know it’s never one thing.  And...

Markets Volatility Based on He said, Xi said

Stock futures are pointing to a higher open this morning, but despite the bullish price action– there has been significant structural damage done to the market that we need to talk about. So much so… that I wouldn’t be surprised if the market reverses and even...

Is It Too Early to Bring Up the R-Word?

The market’s fear index, the VIX, exploded on Monday, rising nearly 17% and closing at 21.07. Now, the more investors experience panic and fear– the higher the VIX goes. And according to this sentiment indicator, yesterday was the sixth scariest close of the...

This Week’s Intermarket Analysis

Stocks are pointing to a lower open this morning, as ongoing concerns about the trade war between U.S. and China worry the market We saw China weaken its currency for the third straight session to levels it hasn’t seen since 2008 – continuing its retaliation...

Your Jump On The Week

When it was all said and done this week, here are what the final numbers looked like: Dow (-0.7%), S&P 500 (-0.5%), Nasdaq (-0.6%). And while all major indices posted a modest decline, those numbers don’t tell us how wacky and wild it was for traders. We can thank...