Interest Rates in Sudden, Full Reverse

Federal Reserve Chairman Signals Change in Policy Jerome Powell has only been on the job as the new Federal Reserve Chairman since February, but has already created substantial controversy.  Powell’s Fed has raised the “Federal Funds” rate 3 times in 6 months.  Until recently, the Fed was signalling another rate hike in December and up […]

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Is The Stock Market Schizophrenic or Bi-Polar?

Is The Stock Market Schizophrenic or Bi-Polar? Yesterday, in a piece called “Stock Market Schizophrenia”  (https://markonomics101.com/2018/10/01/stock-market-schizophrenia-markonomics101/), we looked at how the markets are becoming very fractured, (between sectors). Interest rate sensitive sectors such as REAL ESTATE, Broker-Dealers, and Banks were all at, or near, LOWS.  At the same time, the Technology and Health Care sectors were […]

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Inflection Point (Part 4): Cryptocurrencies Commodities or Collectibles?

Inflection Point (Part 4): Cryptocurrencies, Commodities, or Collectibles? In Part 3 of The Inflection Point series (https://markonomics101.com/2018/07/17/inflection-point-part-3-the-ultimate-cryptocurrency-surprise/), we demonstrated from a trading perspective, Cryptocurrencies are more accurately classified as commodities than currencies.  They have virtually no impact to the economy in terms of facilitating transactions but have a strong foothold in the “Black Economy”.  According […]

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Inflection Point (Part 3): The Ultimate Cryptocurrency Surprise

Inflection Point (Part 3): The Ultimate Cryptocurrency Surprise It’s pretty tough to recall a historical example of an “asset class” that has generated as much controversy as Cryptocurrencies.  On the one hand, established Wall Street veterans, such as J. P. Morgan Chase Bank CEO Jamie Dimon, have called Bitcoin a “fraud”  (https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/13/jamie-dimon-says-people-who-buy-bitcoin-are-stupid.html).  Others, such as […]

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