Michael Shedlock's picture

The Belgian-Brazilian Conglomerate that owns Budweiser will help “Make America Great” again by renaming Budweiser to “America”. Gee, this almost makes me want to stand up and salute.

Sheraz Mian's picture

While it’s hard to make much sense of the market’s day-to-day movements at present, there is no such issue with what is expected to happen to Disney (DIS) and Macy’s (M) shares in today’s session. They both missed the mark in...

Robert Rapier's picture

I spent a lot of time in 2015 warning that at year-end we would see a huge decline in crude oil reserves. As I have explained in the past, the reason I expected this is because of the relationship between proved oil reserves and oil prices.

Clif Droke's picture

In the six years since the recovery began, there has been endless debate over the strength of the US economy. There are basically two sides of the debate. Those taking the positive side maintain the economy has almost returned to...

Oil Price's picture

State-owned Saudi Aramco is officially planning to increase output, despite the prevailing glut and depressed oil prices, citing an expected rise in demand this year. The announcement, which is likely to result in another dip in oil...

Matthew Kerkhoff's picture

Last week we talked about trend alignment and before moving on, I want to briefly apply that perspective to the broader stock market. We’ll do this by taking a quick look at daily, weekly and monthly charts of the S&P 500.

Kurt Kallaus's picture

If you want the bank to hold your money in Japan, it will cost you. In fact, any bond an investor buys up to a 10-year duration carries a negative interest rate. Japan has been the most aggressive first world country on the planet printing...

Urban Carmel's picture

The macro data from the past month continues to point to positive but sluggish growth. On balance, the evidence suggests the imminent onset of a recession is unlikely. That said, data over the past month was on the weak end.

Doug Short's picture

Official recession calls are the responsibility of the NBER Business Cycle Dating Committee, which is understandably vague about the specific indicators on which they base their decisions. This committee statement is about as...

Michael Pettis's picture

Foreign perceptions about the Chinese economy are far more volatile than the economy itself, and are spread across a fantastic array of forecasts. On one extreme there are still many who hold the view that overwhelmingly dominated...