Pundits greeted the UK Autumn Statement like it signals a radical shift in plans, but it actually extends long running trends.
Black Friday’s economic importance is overstated.
Investors are hot to trot for Argentina after Sunday’s election, but markets move most on the gap between reality and expectations, and the new President has a tough road ahead.
A policy change at the NYSE highlights the silliness of stop-losses as a trading tactic.
Dr. Copper’s price is no more predictive of the economy’s direction than Dr. Pepper’s.
Gold isn’t a reliable buffer during times of uncertainty.
First folks feared the end of quantitative easing, then the first rate hike. Up next: the shrinking of the Fed’s balance sheet.
The IMF adding the yuan to the SDR will not dethrone the dollar as the world’s preferred reserve currency.
Free societies and markets are too resilient for terrorism to materially impact them.
Currency moves just don’t have much influence on trade.
An initial Fed rate hike doesn’t automatically mean a stronger dollar.
Political rhetoric on China doesn’t overlap much with reality.
Are stocks really overvalued?
Unlike in past years, current news stories surrounding a shaky Portuguese government, Greek reforms lagging behind schedule and the US debt ceiling haven’t sparked investor fears.
It is far too early to start gaming the ramifications of a potential “Brexit.”
Stocks care about policies, not personalities.
US manufacturing was a tale of two surveys in October.
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