Rebuilding the Wall of Worry

In case no one noticed, some of the “old” worries have been cleaned up. Has anyone noticed how Greece left the headlines? Those predicting disaster there have quietly moved on to a new continent. Consumers of market horror stories need not fear! There is an inexhaustible supply of new concerns, although some of them seem […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: Will Soft Economic Data Confirm the Commodity Price Message?

Recent weeks have emphasized markets (especially declining commodity prices) as a read on the economy. This week’s full slate of data will provide a reality check on that interpretation. The punditry will be asking: Will July economic data confirm the weakness signaled by commodities? Prior Theme Recap In my last WTWA I predicted that discussion […]

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