Fed Inaction Is Bullish For Real Estate And Lumber

September 26, 2016

Last week, the Fed left interest rates unchanged at the 25-50 basis point range on the Fed Funds rate. In my latest work for Seeking Alpha, I explain why this means that real estate prices and new home construction will continue to rise and lumber will shift into bull mode after a brief correction.

Article:Fed Inaction Is Bullish For Real Estate And Lumber

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Employment Report Reveals the Mirage in Equities

June 13, 2016

The recent employment report has thrown cold water on any chance for a Fed interest rate hike at the June FOMC meeting this week. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha, I explain why the trend in employment data could be bad news for the U.S. economy which could be headed for recession in the months ahead.

Article: Employment Report Reveals the Mirage in Equities

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Precious Metals Listens To Fed Minutes – For Now

May 23, 2016

Last week, the Fed released the minutes from their April meeting and they pointed to a rate increase this summer. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha, I explain why there is some downside room for gold, silver and platinum particularly if the dollar holds recent gains at the end of May. However, I also point out that any price weakness in precious metals will likely be just another opportunity to buy as the long-term outlook continues to be bullish.

Article: Precious Metals Listens To Fed Minutes – For Now

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Patience- The Fed That Called Wolf

February 5, 2015

Last week the open market committee of the Fed met and left interest rates unchanged. In my latest piece for Seeking Alpha I examine why the Fed promise of raising short-term interest rates in 2015 is becoming more difficult by the day.

Article:  Patience- The Fed That Called Wolf


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