President Trump and The Mideast

Sometimes it is tough to imagine what President Trump is thinking. His latest move is the new war in Turkey. Although we are the main supporters and suppliers of weapons to the Kurdish forces, it appears that Mr. Trump is willing to cede power to Ankara and other regional players. It seemed to be a quick switch to what was a stabilizing situation...

By | October, 16, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

China – Why Not Pakistan?

On Friday, the U.S. Labor department reported that the U.S. had added 136,000 new jobs in September. The addition of those jobs put unemployment at a record 50-year low. The department also said that figures for August and September are being revised upward. Whether or not these numbers will fight off the coming recession no one know can know for sure. But if we took a snapshot of the economy it is pretty hard not to argue that we are at the top of the economic cycle...

By | October, 7, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

IMPEACHMENT

Nothing. It is a political tool and is being used by the house to try to remove Mr. Trump from office. Will it work or will it backfire? This is a big move for the Speaker of the House, Ms. Pelosi. She gave up on trying to get the 2016 election overturned and decided to wait as long as she could to get the president removed from office, hoping for a new charge...

By | September, 30, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Zuckerberg Meets Trump

Zuckerberg Meets with Trump

Facebook said CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with President Trump at the White House on Thursday. "Mark is in Washington, D.C., meeting with policymakers to hear their concerns and talk about future internet regulation. He also had a good, constructive meeting with President Trump at the White House today...

By | September, 20, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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...

By | August, 5, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments