The Fiscal Stimulus and Market Turnaround: 5-Year Anniversary

Commentators are taking note of the five-year anniversary of the fiscal stimulus that President Obama enacted during his first month in office. Those who don’t like Obama are still asking “if the fiscal stimulus was so great, why didn’t it work?”

Smoke, Mirrors and Great Depression 2.0

The markets are forward indicators.  Investors and traders put their money where their mouth is by anticipating earnings and relative performance of various sectors.   Approaching investing using economic fundamentals is an important tool – as long as you leave off your rose colored glasses when looking at data. When you look at economic data which …