There Was No Need for a Rate Cut

On Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced that the Fed had decided to cut interest rates by .25 basis points. The market was expecting .50 basis points and immediately sold off. In fact, the S&P 500 had its first breakout move above or below 1% in thirty-eight trading sessions...

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Some Things Never Change!

It was a pretty typical week in both the markets and in politics. The equity markets closed Friday on new all-time highs, but since the markets can never go down again that was to be expected. There was the sex scandal involving Jeffery Epstein, a buddy of Mr. Trump that led to the resignation of Labor Secretary Acosta...

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Crazy Nancy and The Stable Genius

Weeks ago, I wrote that the Mueller report wasn’t the end of the war, it was the beginning. The Mueller report was a weak, spineless review of what happened in the 2016 election. It was a deliberate attempt to keep throwing gas on the fire. It created the firestorm that we have today...

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State of The Union

The Agenda of the US

President Donald Trump appeared before a divided Congress for the first time on Tuesday to appeal to lawmakers' sense of unity at a moment of deepening partisan spite. His calls for conciliation were met with mostly stone-faced silence from Democrats, who bitterly oppose his agenda...

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