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Retail Sales: January Sales Show A Pleasant Bounce
The Census Bureau's Advance Retail Sales Report released this morning shows that seasonally adjusted sales in January posted a welcome rebound from the December data, and those December numbers were adjusted upward.
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Import And Export Price Year-Over-Year Deflation Continues In January 2016
Trade prices continue to deflate year-over-year, and energy prices again drove this month's decline.
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Don't Forget The Golden Rule: He With The Gold Makes The Rules
In response to the global crisis, central banks have adopted unorthodox policies.
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No Sign Of Recession In US Retail Spending Data In January
US retail sales rose a moderate 0.2% in January, the Census Bureau reports. The gain offers another clue for thinking that the stock market’s plunge this year may be a false warning about the near-term macro outlook.
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E The Daily Shot And Data - February 12, 2016
Let's begin with the extreme market pressure on the global banking sector that now dominates investors' concerns (even more so than crude oil).
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On Investment Charlatans
There are many ways to try to cheat people in the investment world.
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Week In Review: Dollar Posts Modest Recovery
It was another week of strong risk aversion in the markets as last Friday's NFP data was quickly shrugged aside. Gold, Yen and the Euro gained over the week with Yellen's testimony offering little support for the Dollar.
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Flip Floppin’ Friday – Markets Pull Back From The Abyss
This week, worries about China and other Asian economies sent investors flying back to the relative stability of the Yen, which seems to have bottomed at 120 to the Dollar or 80 on XJY.
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3 Inverse Leveraged ETFs Up Over 20% In The Last One Month
Trading has been extremely choppy this year as the market is not getting any cue of a recovery and is fully in the grip of bears. All major global indices are in deep red.
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Retail Sales Beat Expectations, Control Group Rises Most Since May Delaying "Fed Relent"
There was much at stake in today's retail sales report, because had the Census reported another miss in the headline.
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