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Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF... (RSP)
Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF... (RSP)
Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF... (RSP)
Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF... (RSP)
Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF... (RSP)
January Business Conditions Monthly
By Robert Hughes AIER's Leading Indicators Index Fell To The Lowest Level Since October 2016; Household Net Worth Hit Another New Record High. AIER's Business Cycle Conditions Leading Indicators index fell 21 points to 58 in December. The Roughly Coincident Indicators index held at 100…
Are We Nearing Another Credit Crisis?
By Jeff Greenblatt Last week I mentioned a potential intermediate- to longer-term vibrational change for the bond market ; now we are starting to see some follow-through. It's not enough to induce insomnia just yet, but if this seedling grows strong roots, we might be having more serious …
Could 2019 Be Our 'Beetlejuice Year'?
Investors have taken out their recession fears on the stock market of late. But are these worries of an economic recession justified? And could the fear itself be self-fulfilling? Kim Parlee talks with Beata Caranci, Chief Economist, TD Read more …
The Natural Course Of Things Is Inevitable, Not Preventable
Dead cat bounce or does the equity market have what it takes to reverse that negative bear market stigma? As we highlighted over the last few weekly notes, we suspected the equity markets would bounce. However, now we feel that the euphoria has hit some technical levels that should put to test…
Stock Market Volatility Reflects Systemic Instability
The post-Christmas stock rally extended through Wednesday as the small-cap and tech stocks led the way, with the Russell 2000 up 14.3% and the Nasdaq up 12.5%. The SPX and Dow are up 10.4% and 10.1% respectively. During the stretch between December 26th and January 17th, the Russell 2000 index…
Government Shutdown Will Barely Lower The Economic Forecast For 2019
Stories about the government shutdown are illustrated with pictures of closed national parks and unapproved beer labels, making the economic impact appear pretty trivial. The actual effect is a bit worse than the pictures, but not enough to overwhelm the national economy. The impact on particu…
The Shadow Knows
The Shadow: Orson Welles, 1938 ( Source ) Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows! (Actor Frank Readick, Jr., 1937 radio show The Shadow ) Introduction There has been a fair amount of debate about whether the Fed has raised…
Weekly Unemployment Claims: Down 3K, Better Than Forecast
By Jill Mislinski Here is the opening statement from the Department of Labor: In the week ending January 12, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 213,000, a decrease of 3,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 216,000. The 4-week moving average was 220,…