Some Common Cents for March 25th 2016

March 25, 2016, by John Norris

Everything seemed to be going along so nicely in the markets. Cooler heads had finally prevailed, and the Federal Reserve seemed to be ‘on board’ with the reality of the situation. That is, it appeared the powers that be understood rampant inflation in the United States would be hard to come by with the rest of the world opting for or exploring negative interest rates in order to spur economic growth. In essence, even with...

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Some Common Cents for December 4th 2015

December 4, 2015, by John Norris

If I didn’t already have gray hair, mostly white actually, the events of the last several months would have caused that train to leave the station. I have been doing this line of work for a pretty long time, and there have been few times as confounding as these have been. Nothing much has changed in regards to overall economic activity and broad macroeconomic forecasts. However, the markets have been all over the place; hanging,...

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