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On Saturday, I posted Putting Low Stock Volatility to Good Use (Guest Columnist at Barron’s) and used that opportunity to expand upon some of the points I raised in my February 18th column for Barron’s.  Specifically, I addressed the issue of the clustering of low volatility and used a graphic to show that when the VIX closes below 12, it tends to persist …

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We discuss the fundamentals and technicals of the natural gas market in this video. A very mild winter with a year end run up in natural gas prices has led to quite the position unwind in this commodity. We have more Natural Gas Rigs than a year ago which could bring more future NatGas supply to market. Natural…

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By EconMatters
We discuss giving more wasteful government defense contracts to private corporations, and lower taxes and the damage done to the growing and out of control National Debt in this video. Corporations are already paying a much lower effective tax rate, they need to be paying more taxes in my opinion. Especially given the mergers and acquisitions that the…

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With spring training just getting underway in Florida and Arizona, I think it is appropriate that I once again have an opportunity to pinch hit for Steve Searsin his The Striking Price column for Barron’s.  Today’s column is called Putting Low Stock Volatility to Good Use (my title suggestions always seem to end up on the cutting floor) and builds …

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With spring training just getting underway in Florida and Arizona, I think it is appropriate that I once again have an opportunity to pinch hit for Steve Searsin his The Striking Price column for Barron’s.  Today’s column is called Putting Low Stock Volatility to Good Use (my title suggestions always seem to end up on the cutting floor) and builds …

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By EconMatters
We discuss the fact that the market could get all three of its wishes in tax cuts, an infrastructure spending plan, and deregulation and still go into a recession because the natural course of the business cycle trumps all of these on the margin policy growth drivers. I would put it at around 50% that the US Economy…

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By EconMatters
We discuss the fact that the market could get all three of its wishes in tax cuts, an infrastructure spending plan, and deregulation and still go into a recession because the natural course of the business cycle trumps all of these on the margin policy growth drivers. I would put it at around 50% that the US Economy…

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By EconMatters
We discuss how in general it is a very bad precedent for government officials to talk about the stock market, especially to in effect tie the performance of the stock market to how effective government policy is being handled or implemented in an administration. Especially given the high valuation market lead-in, this risk/reward scenario plays out very poorly…

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By EconMatters
We discuss how in general it is a very bad precedent for government officials to talk about the stock market, especially to in effect tie the performance of the stock market to how effective government policy is being handled or implemented in an administration. Especially given the high valuation market lead-in, this risk/reward scenario plays out very poorly…

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By EconMatters
We discuss Politics, Markets (namely the financials) the Economy and Debt in this video. More signs everyone is loaded to the gills in debt right now, this is a reliable warning sign for the health of the economy going forward.
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By EconMatters
We discuss Politics, Markets (namely the financials) the Economy and Debt in this video. More signs everyone is loaded to the gills in debt right now, this is a reliable warning sign for the health of the economy going forward.
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We discuss the recent market move in equities, what are the causes and future ramifications given the size of the move, and address viewer e-mails as well in this trading video. A lot of Investors are holding some pricy stocks in their portfolios right now.
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