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Options Expire, Markets Drift Higher

Options Expire, Markets Drift Higher

If there was ever a day that could be held up as an example of what the summer doldrums looks like one could do a lot worse than use Friday. … Read more »

NFP Number is A Horrid Miss

NFP Number is A Horrid Miss

The prevailing theory among those that distrust everything coming out of a U.S. government department with respect to the economy is that in order for the Federal Reserve to have… Read more »

U.S. Bond Yield Rise Continues

U.S. Bond Yield Rise Continues

Monday saw the markets for pretty much all of the U.S. treasury debt instruments rise after a massive gap higher last week.  The headlines keep saying it has to do… Read more »

A $7.6 Trillion Hangover Awaits Bond Markets in 2012

A $7.6 Trillion Hangover Awaits Bond Markets in 2012

Bond yields are likely to rise in 2012 not for any other reason than simple supply and demand issues.  the major economies of the world all have a staggering amount… Read more »

U.S. Unemployment Drops as Workers Say, “What’s the Point?”

U.S. Unemployment Drops as Workers Say, “What’s the Point?”

After a Non-Farm Payroll number that was close enough to analyst’s estimates so as to not be news (120K vs. 125k expected) the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released a… Read more »