March 2, 2024

Special Commentary By Steve Blumenhal The U.S. deficit has been going up, and it’s been going up because of higher interest rates. $17 trillion of treasury bonds come due in the next three to six months. The average interest rate on them is well below where interest...

March 1, 2024

 Commentary Stock indexes have just wrapped up their fourth winning month. It’s the best February since 2015 for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq, which both closed at new record highs yesterday as well. The biggest and most obvious threat to the current rally is Federal...

February 29, 2024

 Commentary Stock indexes remain mostly flat with little in the way of NEW headlines so far this week. Volatility could pick up over the next couple of day, however, depending on two key economic reports. Investors today are anxious to see the January PCE Prices...

February 28, 2024

 Commentary Stock indexes continue to bounce around the same levels with investors treading cautiously ahead of key economic data and a slew of Federal Reserve speakers. Investors this morning are anxious to see the second estimate of Q4 2023 GDP (gross domestic...

February 27, 2024

 Commentary Stock indexes are mostly flat to start the week with investors bracing for a slew of new data, as well as numerous Federal Reserve speakers in the days ahead. Investors today will be digesting the latest Case-Shiller Home Price Index and FHFA House Price...