Tag: profits

Public Policy, Profits, And Populism

Public Policy, Profits, And Populism

Key Points The recent decades-long public policy focus on economic stability has resulted in the unintended consequences of a profits bubble, collapse in securities yields, and wage stagnation. In response to labor’s diminishing income share, a swell of populism suggests […]

Brexit-Schmexit

Brexit-Schmexit

Do you remember the panic-inducing headlines related to PIIGS, Crimea, Ebola, Cyprus, and the Flash Crash? Probably not. But if you do remember, these false alarms have likely been relegated to the financial memory graveyard, along with the many other […]

Pulling the Band-Aid Off Slowly

Pulling the Band-Aid Off Slowly

Federal Reserve monetary policy once again came to the forefront as the Fed released its April minutes this week. After living through years of a ZIRP (Zero Interest Rate Policy) coupled with QE (Quantitative Easing), many market participants and commentators […]

The Art of Catching Falling Knives

The Art of Catching Falling Knives

The Art of Catching Falling Knives “In the middle of every difficulty lies an opportunity.”  ~Albert Einstein It was a painful week for bullish investors in the stock market as evidenced by the -1,018 point drop in the Dow Jones […]

Groupon Inc (GRPN) Having A Rough Year So Far

Groupon Inc (GRPN) Having A Rough Year So Far

Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) is going through a tough phase this year. The company’s stock is on a continuous decline and has already lost half its value compared to that at the start of the year, leaving investors frustrated. The company […]