Terminal Velocity (27) “Held Hostage By a Fortune”

Written by Adam Whitehead, KeySignals.com Terminal Velocity “My Friend, I’ll Say It Clear” prepared the way for the proverbial Fat Lady to sing an end to the current iteration of the partisan debt fight in Washington. The final paragraph read: “One must also look at the cool hand being played by the Obama Administration. Presumably …

Household Survey Shows Tepid Growth in Total and Full Time Jobs, No Effect from QE

by Lee Adler, Wall Street Examiner Earlier we looked at non-farm payrolls, which come from the BLS the Current Employment Statistics Survey or CES, a survey of business establishments. The BLS also does a survey of households. The household survey or CPS — Current Population Survey– sometimes tells a different story from the establishment survey. …

Terminal Velocity (25) “The Final Curtain”

Written by Adam Whitehead, KeySignals.com Terminal Velocity “And Now the End Is Near” observed the onset of the next financial crisis crystallizing around the confusion emanating from the Federal Reserve. The Fed has created the tide of liquidity that has sustained the recovery in financial markets; and the recovery in the US Economy to a …

Housing Smoke and Mirrors (22) – “Equivocation”

Written by Adam Whitehead, KeySignals.com In Housing Smoke and Mirrors “I’ll Be Back” reports starting in July began to signal the point at which the rise in interest rates started to erode the strength of the housing market. Equivocal voices have now begun to opine much of the same.

Terminal Velocity (24) “And Now the End is Near”

Written by Adam Whitehead, KeySignals.com Terminal Velocity “What Goes Around, Comes Around” observed a scenario developing; in which the epiphany of Larry Summers emerging as the next Fed Chairman coincided with the epiphany of an Emerging Market Debt Crisis similar to the one in which he served on the “Committee That Saved the World” in …