The US Dollar is the Puzzle Today

While the UUP ETF (dollar bull ETF, with the two largest weights being the euro and the yen) is now pretty oversold, when talking to a long-time friend of mine from Cincinnati, who is a stockbroker and someone like myself, … Continued

Could 2018 See 3.9% Unemployment for the First Time Since 1960’s?

https://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNU04000000?periods=Annual+Data&periods_option=specific_periods&years_option=all_years The above link is a data set from the BLS for post World War II unemployment rates, and with the US economy currently sitting at 4.1% unemployment the night before the December ’17 non-farm payroll and unemployment data are … Continued

The Bond Market is the Risk in 2018

Supposedly, the old-school Sicilian Mafia have an old saying, “the snake lays coiled in Napoli” which supposedly means that in older Italy, when the Mafioso ran the country and the Mafia power centers were split between Sicily and Naples, the … Continued