Productivity: What It Is & Why It Matters

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Jan, 16, 2019

The Kansas City Federal Reserve posted the Twitter comment and graph below highlighting a very important economic theme. Although productivity is a basic building block of economic analysis, it is…

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Bears Getting Bullish On Boxing Day

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Dec, 29, 2018

On the day after Christmas when investors were sad with the coal they found in their stockings, Santa provided some Boxing Day cheer. The S&P 500 posted a 5% gain,…

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What Caused Chairman Powell To Flinch

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Dec, 12, 2018

Clues from the Fed II, an RIA Pro article from November 28, 2018, provided important insight into one of Jerome Powell’s most important speeches as the Federal Reserve Chairman. We…

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Yes, Virginia…

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Dec, 6, 2018

In 1897, Virginia O’Hanlon asked her father if Santa Claus was real. He said she should ask The Sun, a prominent New York City newspaper of the day. Back then…

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