John Mauldin's picture

Almost everyone wants to be more productive. I include myself in that group – there are lots of ways I could be more productive. When I have conversations with people I think are very productive, they almost always tell me...

Sheraz Mian's picture

Earnings remain the primary focus this week, with more than one-fifth of S&P 500 members coming out with quarterly results. The early going has been tough, with growth remaining challenged and fewer companies able to...

Matthew Kerkhoff's picture

The chart below comes from the Wall Street Journal, and is one I’ve shown before. I think it’s worth our time to reexamine it, because it contains a wealth of information that should help frame our outlook moving forward.

Christopher Quigley's picture

The expected “oversold technical bounce” due to recent market weakness materialized this week. With the good news from Greece spurring sentiment on, the NASDAQ has just jumped to new highs with the Dow 30...

Michael Pettis's picture

Anyone who reads my blog is already likely to know the story. Until the market peaked on June 12, with the Shanghai Composite at 5,178, China had experienced a stock market boom that saw the Shanghai index...

Taki Tsaklanos's picture

Last Sunday, we arrived in Greece. We have interviewed since then more than 25 people across the country. We have selected ordinary people, with different jobs, from all ages, both in cities and rural areas. So our research is...

Monty Guild's picture

No one expects a company to live forever, but the rate of attrition of top companies is accelerating. From 1955 to 1975, the roster of the U.S.’ top 500 companies churned an average of 11 per year. From 1976 to 1995...

Gary Dorsch's picture

It’s approaching that time of year when traders and central bankers alike depart for long holidays. But this summer is shaping up to be anything but quiet for markets, with betting on a “Greek Exit” from the Euro roiling markets...

Oil Price's picture

Thanks to increased production of North American gas and new regulations limiting the use of coal, electric power generation in the United States now relies more on gas than on coal for the first time ever.

Marc Chandler's picture

The US dollar remains bid. Yellen's comments and the Beige Book signal that the Federal Reserve is still on track to raise rates this year. In contrast, as Draghi will make clear today, the ECB is committed to completing its unorthodox easing.

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