Weighing the Week Ahead: Are Investors Too Complacent?

The upcoming calendar has plenty of data in a holiday-shortened week. There could be OPEC or Black Friday news. In spite of this avalanche of information, I expect commentators to look for an organizing principle. In a week when many will be giving thanks, there will be scrutiny of the new market highs. Many will […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: Time to Buy Commodities?

The upcoming calendar provides a mixed brew of inflation data, Fed news, and continuing world crises. Adding the recent daily focus on energy prices and skepticism about stocks leads to the likely media focus for the week: Is it time to buy commodities? Prior Theme Recap In my last WTWA I predicted that a light […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: What the End of QE Means for the Individual Investor

We have a jam-packed week of earnings data, important economic news, and the mid-term elections. Surely one of these topics should be the market theme for the upcoming week. But old habits die hard. I expect the mainstream media to parse everything through the prism of the Fed – at least for another week or […]

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