Market Analysis

The big theme to close the week and the month of May appears to be the rising tide of optimism for economies around the world. Strong production data out of Japan, growth figures from India along
Free markets that were once proud to show off the success of the capitalist system on which they were built have come to a crashing halt over the past two years. Greed got the better of society. It
Technically speaking, any investor looking for a safe haven in light of the two short-range missiles let loose off the eastern coast of North Korea over the weekend, could have bought the European
The British pound is recovering from an earlier belly-ache brought on by the specter of a loss of its AAA credit rating. According to Standard & Poor’s, there is a one-in-three chance that the
The big currency driver of the day in the European session was the breaking FT article resurrecting the thorny issue of whether U.S. treasury debt might lose its mojo in the form of a downgrade to
Since its playoff time in my two favorite winter sports it’s also a good time to remind you that the old sports adage that you should never get too high after a win or too low after a loss. Upon
Today's serious case of dollar damage was once again made courtesy of the nation’s central bank. The Feds purchase of $7.7 billion in seven- and 10-year Treasuries in the morning, followed by
The Department of Energy’s Energy Information Agency reported another big drop in crude supply and a big jump in refinery runs adding to a big surge in gasoline production. And it seems oil imports
Like a hurricane! Oil imports plunge to the lowest level in 10 years causing a surprise week over week supply drop in crude oil - the first according to the DOE since February - and gasoline supply.
The summer driving season is fast approaching! Will it be a boom or a bust? The economic recovery may come down to miles per gallon as the market is trying to gauge where we are at in this economic