Category: Economy

Commentary on the country’s jobs’ reports, trends in the economy and various industry sectors.

Quiet Before the Storm

Has anyone noticed how quiet the financial markets have become since the Q4 2018 stock market drop and subsequent Q1 2019 rebound?  In fact, the S&P 500 is back up to the highest point ever reached in September 2018.  Further, since September 2015, the...

7 Bricks in a Wall of Worry

The U.S. economy continues to expand into the record book as possibly the longest streak in history.  You can’t help but speculate about when it will end. Jay Yoon writes an interesting article that turns market participant hesitation into a positive...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Hits 20,000

The media is all over this headline as the Dow Jones Industrial Average broke through the 20,000 for the first time ever today. It gives the talking heads something to yap about and offer further speculation about the future of the stock market.  But, DOW 20,000 is...

Jobs Miss

You may have heard a lot of clamor about the jobs report that came out on Friday.  In a nut shell, not as many jobs were created as expected by the prognosticators.  One of the final headlines of the day read – Huge Jobs Miss Spooks Wall Street.  But, that is not...