Weighing the Week Ahead: A De Facto Expansion of the Fed’s Mandate?

The economic calendar is normal, highlighting housing data, leading indicators, and the FOMC decision. The pundit conversation remains all about the Fed, but a new angle is getting more attention. The talking heads will not raise the question explicitly – sticking to personal ideas of what the Fed should be doing. The implication? Are we […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: What is Your Course for Uncharted Waters?

We have a short week and one extremely light in scheduled news and economic data. Even the Wed-Fri stretch comes before another holiday weekend. In addition, the government shutdown will delay scheduled reports. Given the continuing divergence between economic news and market prices, that might not matter! Pundits have plenty to talk about. We are […]

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Investors: How to Profit by Understanding the Fed

Why have so many TV “experts” been so wrong about the market? Many blame government. This demonstrates that they fail to include the government factor in their forecasts. The recessionistas asserted that economic decline was inevitable. Investors were assaulted with negative stories. This included multiple TV appearances by the ECRI and weekly columns from Hussman […]

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