Economic News

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

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

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

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

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

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

The old saying that “the only two things we can be certain of in life are death and...

Editor's Note: Because of my bike injury, I can now write with only one hand for the next...

in-the-money

Not much attention has been given to the rather sudden pullback in the dollar index (DXY) this past...

Originally published on August 6, 2020. “The really great fortunes are made by concentration, not diversification.” -- Gerald...