Posts Tagged ‘Stock Market’

FOMC Press Conference January 30, 2019. Powell rectifies.

Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in December indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a solid rate. Job gains have been strong, on average, in recent...

FOMC Press Conference December 19, 2018, rates raise 0.25% to 2.25%-2.5%.

(VIDEO AND STATEMENT) Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement December 19, 2018 Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in November indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a strong rate. Job gains have...

First Powell’s testimony to Congress.

Monetary Policy and the Economy Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell appeared before the House Financial Services Committee to deliver the central bank’s semiannual monetary policy report. He said the economic outlook remains strong despite the recent market volatility and rising rates on U.S. government debt, thus continuing the policy...

S&P 500 monthly profitability vs. T10 bonds 1871-2017.

An interesting overview of almost 150 years (two Long Economic Cycles) of alternative returns with a probable correction of an anomaly that started around 1958, can you see it? 5 -S&P 500 Profitability vs T10 by Luis Riestra Delgado on Scribd

Byron Wien Ten Surprises for 2018

New York, January 2, 2018 – Byron R. Wien, Vice Chairman in the Private Wealth Solutions group at Blackstone, today issued his list of Ten Surprises for 2018. This is the 33rd year Byron has given his views on a number of economic, financial market...

Janet Yellen in Black and White.

September 20, 2017 Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in July indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising moderately so far this year. Job gains have remained solid...

The Wizard of Lies.

The film stars Robert De Niro as businessman Bernard Madoff, Michelle Pfeiffer as his wife Ruth Madoff, and Alessandro Nivola as their older son Mark Madoff. It will air on the cable network HBO on May 20, 2017. ; ;

¿Burbujón de Trump?

¿Burbujón de Trump? Una pregunta del todo pertinente cuando cada día se leen las noticias sobre las cotizaciones bursátiles estadounidenses, máxime tras el primer discurso sobre el estado de la Unión del presidente Trump, en que estuvo muy presidencial y remarcó que cumple sus promesas; promesas que, como...

Chart of the Day – Real corporate earnings at 2008 levels.

Chart of the Day – Real corporate earnings at 2008 levels. With Q3 earnings largely in the books (97% of S&P 500 firms have reported), today’s chart provides some long-term perspective on the current earnings environment by focusing on 12-month, as reported S&P 500 earnings. Today’s chart illustrates the dramatic nature of the earnings plunge during...

Lord Mayor’s Show 2016.

Pageantmaster Dominic Reid welcomes you to the Lord Mayor’s Show 2016. This year Andrew Parmley was elected as the 689th Lord Mayor of the City of London. He will serve as the figurehead of the City of London Corporation and global ambassador for the UK-based...