Year: 2022

1/13/22 How Record-High Inflation Caused the Market to Climb

Hello! Here’s what’s happening in the market today… News: Year-over-year inflation hit a decades-high level of 7%. But we already knew inflation was high. The big number was a headline but not unexpected. Month-over-month the consumer price index (CPI) rose by just 0.5%. That number is rather low. And certainly at least what the market …

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1/12/22 Omicron Rages, Markets Soar … Why?

Hello! Here’s what’s happening in the market today… News: The omicron variant is driving record levels of case numbers and now hospitalizations. But the market continued to rally. This tells me it has future expectations. The market is always forward-looking. The market is asking, “What’s going to happen next?” From everything I can see right …

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1/7/22 Heed This Warning … What the First Five Days of the Year Tell Us

Hello! Here’s what’s happening in the market today… News: The December jobs report comes out at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. Initiations are unemployment is low and jobs are rising. The most notable market movers this morning are the meme stocks… GameStop Corp. (GME), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC), and Digital World Acquisition Corp. (DWAC) are all …

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