Economic News

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Last week’s price action for the stock market smacked of a rally that had run out of good...

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“Bull markets climb a wall of worry.” -- “Maxims of Wall Street” (p. 66) “Bull markets never die...

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One thing about this market is that it can’t seem to make up its mind about whether inflation...

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Last week, the federal government released a new report on inflation -- it’s coming back with a vengeance. Currently,...

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Coming into the month of June, the noise level about runaway commodity prices was at a pretty high...

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The federal government (Bureau of Economic Analysis or BEA) confirmed today, June 24, that the economy is working...

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Most investors are keenly aware that the market hates uncertainty, and they understand why the indices buckle when...

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“Don’t give me timing. Give me time.” -- Jesse Livermore (“The Maxims of Wall Street,” p. 137, see www.skousenbooks.com) During our financial...

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Sometimes a headline really grabs your attention. Here’s one such headline that I read yesterday that made me...

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“Government is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.” -- George Washington (attributed) Last Friday, the government reported another disappointing...