Posts Tagged ‘dow’

Are Historical Highs in Margin Debt In a Low Growth Environment Equal Deja Vu?

by Christopher Lemieuxon November 30, 2013 8:52 am BST
Equities keep going up and have been over the years, increasingly, regardless of the warning signs. Investors and traders have a win-win attitude when not even poor economic data can cause a correction in risk assets, which have reached historical highs. The S&P index is up eight weeks in a row and have made 13 […]

Is Congress Playing With Fire? Treasury Sec. Lew Thinks So

by Christopher Lemieuxon October 7, 2013 10:24 am BST
On CNN’s State of the Union program, US Treasury Sec. Jack Lew said Congress is “playing with fire” as the Washington gridlock continues and the government remains shutdown. The problem is that the debt ceiling is will be reached in roughly two weeks and the continued impasse could threaten defaulting on obligations. Mind you that […]

Dollar Rally Over?

by Christopher Lemieuxon May 16, 2013 1:38 pm BST
The U.S. dollar has been matching the equities market nearly all year. There are some skeptics that believe the dollar rally will soon be over, but I believe there will be only pauses as the dollar will remain the reserve currency in this global weakening. Analysts believe that the Federal Reserve will move forward with […]

GBPJPY A Proxy For U.S. Equities?

by Christopher Lemieuxon May 15, 2013 4:56 am BST
The investment pool is starting to overflow with nearly every central bank indulging in quantitative easing. As Japan cannonball’s into the deep-end, the European Central Bank (ECB) is starting to dip it’s toe into the shallow side in the face of months of horrendous economic data and less than stellar data from Germany. Regardless, the […]