Tag: economic activity

Correction Calls Won’t Be Answered

Correction Calls Won’t Be Answered

“Davidson” submits: There are many calls today for a correction, but economic activity continues to move forward and markets follow. Lately it seems many well-known and media-popular forecasters have called for another market/economic correction. Also read: Q2/H1 Hedge Fund Letters […]

What Your “Numbers Sense”?

What Your “Numbers Sense”?

“Davidson” submits: Your “Numbers Sense” matters in the perception of economic growth. Growth has been and is far better than most believe. Real GDP was reported as revised higher from 3.2% growth to 3.5% growth for fiscal 3Q2016(ending June 2016). […]

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The Sun Will Rise Tomorrow, DV

Regardless of your political point of view, life will go on after the election.  Truth, given the two leading candidates, I get why many feel bad — they are both personally flawed to the degree that we shouldn’t want to […]

Economic Activity, “Credit Spread” And Markets

Economic Activity, “Credit Spread” And Markets

Economic Activity, “Credit Spread” And Markets by Todd Sullivan “Davidson” submits: There has long existed a relationship which matters greatly to economic activity. That relationship is called “The Credit Spread”. Money has been lent for thousands of years based on […]

The comic features features Fed Chair Janet Yellen as a contestant on the game show "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire". The audience behind Yellen, which includes former Fed chief Ben Bernanke, are throwing tomatoes at her.

Caption for the comic: "After disappointing markets last week, will Yellen make it up to them later this year?"

The Federal Reserve's decision last week not to raise interest rates disappointed most market players who were expecting the central bank to hike rates for the first time since 2006. The questions remains whether Yellen and the Fed will make it up to them at some point later this year, or will they delay the move to early 2016. The central bank has two more scheduled policy meetings before the end of 2015, in late October and mid-December.

Secret Federal Reserve Minutes

Secret Federal Reserve Minutes Leaked by Simon Black Yesterday the Federal Reserve released the minutes from its July meeting a few weeks ago in which they decided to NOT raise interest rates. These minutes are the official archive of the […]