My biggest concern is the Fed and why we are in wait mode

There is a widespread perception that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell does not care about corporate news. It’s a strict creature of broad government economic reports – the consumer price index, the producer price index, industrial production, retail sales and, of course, non-farm employment numbers. He also cares about what his federal colleagues say. But … Read more

The week under review, next week – September 2, 2022

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index ended Friday lower, at its lowest closing level since July, after mounting a bid for consecutive gains earlier in the session. The first two days of September, which has historically been the worst month of the year for stocks, were mixed after the rough month of August, which has … Read more

Expect the jobs report to get hot and could lead to an aggressive Fed

An “We’re Hiring” sign is placed at the Target store on August 5, 2022 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Job growth in August may have slowed from July’s frenetic pace, but it is still expected to be very strong, with broad-based employment in many sectors. Monthly jobs data is always important, … Read more