Vital Signs: 7 Vital Facts to Know About the Economy

Introducing Vital Signs Economic reports containing mixed signals along with highly varied interpretations of the reports are creating a wide range of views on the economy.  Some interpretations focus on levels noting the currently depressed economic levels.  Conversely, others focus on the trends noting the economic rebound occurring and proclaiming that economic normality is just […]

ANATOMY OF THE COMING MARKET DECLINE: FRENZY, FEAR, FIZZLE, AND FALL

Stock market prognostication is something I typically highly recommend against doing, yet I do so below. Why? First, because I perceive an unusually high level of risk in today’s equity markets. This is based on the inconsistency between today’s stock market valuations on the one hand and on the other hand today’s depressed economic environment […]