The Ingredients Of An “Event”

Written by Lance Roberts | Sep, 17, 2018

This past week marked the 10th-Anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Of course, there were many articles recounting the collapse and laying blame for the “great financial crisis” at…

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REITs Paying 6% Or More — The Good, Bad, And Ugly

Written by John Coumarianos | Sep, 14, 2018

Unscrupulous stockbrokers and advisers are always dangling yield in front of unsuspecting clients. “I can get you (fill in the blank with a percentage),” they say to yield-starved investors. But…

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Kass: The Bullish Bias Resounds

Written by Doug Kass | Sep, 14, 2018

This morning the futures (S&P and Nasdaq) are, as is the custom, higher. The markets continue to ignore a number of cautionary signposts/macroeconomic events/concerns and are benefiting from the float…

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Employment: It’s The Trend That Matters

Written by Lance Roberts | Sep, 13, 2018

Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) published the August monthly “employment report” which showed an increase in employment of 201,000 jobs. It was also the 94th consecutive positive…

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We The People

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Sep, 12, 2018

“We want capitalism and market forces to be the slave of democracy rather than the opposite.” – Thomas Piketty The essential underlying elements of supply, demand, scarcity, and prosperity described in…

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8-Steps To Fiscal Fitness

Written by Richard Rosso | Sep, 12, 2018

Autumn is the period of transition from summer to winter; a time of harvest. Use the season to breathe fresh perspective into your finances and prepare for a prosperous 2019….

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Technically Speaking: 3000 Or Bust!

Written by Lance Roberts | Sep, 11, 2018

A couple of weeks ago, I discussed the recent breakout to “all-time” highs and the potential run to 3000 for the S&P 500 index. “Regardless of the reasons, the breakout…

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