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Posted on Jul 7 2017 - 12:27pm by Sharpe Trade
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The Employment Situation Numbers were released this morning at 8:30 AM EST.  And it was a powerful report. Per Reuters … “Non-farm payrolls jumped by 222,000 jobs last month, driven by hefty gains in healthcare, government, restaurants and professional and business services sectors … That was the second biggest payrolls increase this year and beat...

“If, then, I were asked for the most important advice I could give, that which I considered to be the most useful to the men of our century, I should simply say: in the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.” – Leo Tolstoy, Essays, Letters and Miscellanies Every so often, we release our thoughts on macro.  Or … the economy. But...

“Men have a harder time being their best in times of peace” – A.o.M. And so the Federal Reserve announced yesterday that it was raising the interest rate by 25 BPS, or 0.25%. Great. So now what ? (Video Included. If you’re seeing this entry elsewhere and cannot play the video?  Click this link to go to the exact video entry …) How do we produce...

“Be where you are, stop over-thinking, and focus on what you are doing” – Roy T. Bennett As we perused the ol’ interwebs yesterday afternoon, we found the same question … over and over again … “Why is the Stock Market going higher?” I have a better question … Why ask why? (Video Included. If you’re seeing this...

Well. So much for those who wanted to “predict” a Recession in the United States in 2016. Earlier this morning, the latest in third quarter GDP numbers were released.  Per Bloomberg …  “Gross domestic product rose at a 3.2 percent annualized rate in the three months ended in September, the fastest in two years, compared with an initial estimate...