Stoking the Embers of Inflation

Written by Michael Lebowitz and Brett Freeze | May, 10, 2018

This article was co-authored by J. Brett Freeze of Global Technical Analysis and Michael Lebowitz Monetary Velocity, an oft-misunderstood metric that quantifies the pace at which money is spent, has…

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Viewing Employment Without Rose-Colored Glasses

Written by Michael Lebowitz | May, 2, 2018

“Fed Officials Worry Economy Is Too Good. Workers Still Feel Left Behind” – New York Times 4/27/2018 This coming Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) will release the monthly…

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Nowhere to Hide

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Apr, 25, 2018

The following article was originally a PowerPoint presentation that highlights several aspects of recent price movements across assets classes and within equity industry sectors. Many investors are unfamiliar with these…

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Quick Take: Is Hypervolatility Signaling a Bottom?

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Apr, 23, 2018

The steady gains accompanied by the historically low volatility of 2017 have vanished. Given this new trading atmosphere, we must contemplate whether the recent spate of volatility and lower prices…

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Triffin Warned Us

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Apr, 18, 2018

Trade negotiations and threatening global tariff volleys are contributing to significant volatility in the financial markets. Although applicable in many ways, the Smoot-Hawley protectionist act of 1930 is unfairly emphasized…

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