Employment Numbers Mislead, the Coming Banking Crisis, and Why Inflation Will Moderate

For most of last week (ending April 5th), financial markets were worried about the upcoming employment report, and when markets fret, the indexes languish. But after Friday morning’s “strong” (on the surface) employment report, those markets breathed a sigh of relief and reversed a major portion of the week’s losses. Still, the week ended showing […]

Stock market at record levels

Originally published on Tahoe Daily Tribune’s website http://www.tahoedailytribune.com/northshore/12854554-113/percent-market-correction-investment Recently, the S&P 500 passed through the 2000 level for the first time in history. Its highest mark so far this year is 2005.04. The index is up 4.45 percent year to date. The Dow Jones Industrial average broke the 17,000 level for the first time this […]