US Q4 GDP Growth Remains On Track For Moderate Slowdown

Early futures trading points to another rocky session for the US stock market today, in part due to rising concern over trade relations with China. Judging by the current...

Treasury Market Flashing A Warning For US Economy

Recession risk remains low for US, based on the latest economic data overall, but the Treasury market is pricing in a higher probability that growth will slow and perhaps...

US Economic Output Running Well Above Potential GDP Estimate

The recent run of strong growth in GDP is welcome news, but from the perspective of policymakers there are signs that the economy may be approaching its maximum output...

US Economic Growth Expected To Cool In Friday’s Q3 GDP Report

The government’s initial estimate of third-quarter GDP for the US is on track to decelerate to a 3.3% increase in the release due at the end of this week,...

South Central Ohio gas prices up as crude prices drive up...

Gas prices in South Central Ohio are six cents more expensive this week at $2.849 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. Gas prices are more expensive...

The week ahead in the economy

Germany’s Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a closely watched indicator for Europe’s biggest economy and one of South Carolina’s largest trading partners. Tuesday Standard & Poor’s releases S&P/Case-Shiller...

How Preexisting Conditions Can Affect Medigap Insurance

Is it true that an insurance company can factor in preexisting conditions when deciding whether to offer you a medigap policy or when setting the premiums? That's correct. Many people...

US Treasuries Predicting That The Inflation Rebound Has Peaked

The hard data on inflation points to a modestly accelerating rate of inflation, a trend that supports the Federal Reserve’s ongoing policy of gently but consistently raising interest rates....

Early Estimates See Slower-But-Still-Strong Growth For US Q3 GDP

The first official third-quarter report on US GDP is more than two months away, but the preliminary nowcasts point to a softer-but-still-solid gain, based on several estimates compiled by The...

5-Year Treasury Market’s Inflation Forecast Dips To 3-Month Low

Economists are expecting that US consumer inflation will hold steady in tomorrow’s July update while Fed funds futures are pricing in another rate hike at next month Federal Reserve...

To Short Or Not To Short

To short or not to short. That is the question. With Tesla’s big short squeeze yesterday I was asked a ton of questions on the dynamics of shorting. Focusing...

US Private Sector Job Growth’s Annual Pace Held Steady In July

Companies in the US added a moderate 170,000 employees to their ranks in July (seasonally adjusted), according to this morning’s update from the US Labor Department. The gain was...