Andrew Zatlin's picture

There is a lot of pent-up demand for Apple’s (NYSE: AAPL) new iPhone 7 that just released. It’s the first new model in over two years (last year’s was just a tweaked version of the old one.) We can gauge the level of the pent-up demand by...

Kurt Kallaus's picture

Hold the presses: the bond bear market has been averted! Yesterday’s non-decision on the Federal Funds Rate was a surprise only to the intractable 12% of myopic analysts who want the Fed to get out of the business of printing dollars regardless...

Adrian Ash's picture

Gold prices held near 2-week highs in London on Thursday, trading at $1335 per ounce as world stock markets rose sharply following the US Federal Reserve's "no change" decision on interest rates but a new United Nations report warned of...

Tom McClellan's picture

We have an unblemished 21-year track record of predicting what the Fed should do, with 100% accuracy. What the FOMC actually does is often different from what it should do. As of the Sep. 21 FOMC meeting announcement...

Michael Shedlock's picture

Today the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued their long-awaited report onAutomated Vehicles Policy. The report, Accelerating the Next Revolution in...

Adrian Ash's picture

Gold prices rose sharply against all major currencies except the Yen on Wednesday, touching 1-week Dollar highs ahead of the US Fed's long-awaited September decision on interest rates as world stock markets rose after the Bank of Japan...

Marc Chandler's picture

Much of what the Bank of Japan announced today had been largely leaked. While there was a sizable response in the asset markets, the dollar's knee-jerk gains against the yen were quickly unwound. The BOJ lifted its self-imposed...

Ben Hunt PhD's picture

The central idea of "Essence of Decision" is this: the dominant academic theory to explain the world’s events is a high-level, rational expectations model based on formal economics, a theory that ignores the impact of bureaucratic imperatives and institutional politics...

Robert Rapier's picture

If you happen to be interested in the topic of “peak oil”, you almost certainly know the name M. King Hubbert. While you may know that Hubbert is widely credited with accurately predicting the peak of US oil production, you may not know...

Tom McClellan's picture

The regular McClellan Oscillator is based on Advance-Decline (A-D) data for the NYSE. But the same calculation can be done on other sets of A-D data. This week’s chart looks at an interesting example of that, with a big...

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