Wit & Wisdom – 5/27/2021

Good morning. Stocks are in slight positive territory this morning as jobless claims numbers came in better than expected.  Helping this along are states that are beginning to pull back unemployment benefits or insist that non-working adults apply for open positions before being considered for assistance. And there might be plenty of more openings to […] Read More

Wit & Wisdom – 5/26/2021

Good morning. Markets are flat at this moment … but at least the recent bleeding seems to be under control.  One reason given is that inflation worries … or, at least, “runaway” inflation worries … have subsided as the opinion is growing that some of the higher-cost Biden Administration proposals will be greatly watered down […] Read More

Wit & Wisdom – 5/24/2021

Good morning. Stocks are up to start the week as individuals seem as if they are venturing out more … still masked up for the most part and I think it will take quite a bit of time before most people take the masks off while in group settings.   Still, people want to congregate […] Read More

Wit & Wisdom – 5/21/2021

Good morning. Equities opened the morning on a positive note probably due … in no small part … to the growing belief that the worst part of the pandemic is certainly behind us. But employment continues to be a problem and we are feeling policy ramifications as well-meaning lawmakers … following a great American tradition […] Read More

Wit & Wisdom – 5/20/2021

Good morning. Stocks are showing slight gains as investors appear as if they are becoming more in tune with the thought that a little bit of inflation might not be enough to derail our economic train. One reason given for this morning’s optimism is a better-than-expected result in initial jobless claims.  This number continues to […] Read More

Wit & Wisdom – 5/19/2021

Good morning. Early indications point toward an unpleasant day for investors as the Dow is down around 400 points to start the day with CNBC citing inflation worries to be the catalyst.   While you might have seen prices stabilize a bit over the last week or so, worry over inflation is still there … […] Read More

Wit & Wisdom – 5/18/2021

Good morning. Stocks are relatively flat this morning … as a sharp drop in new home construction for the month of April cooled off some views surrounding an overheating economy. Does this mean people no longer want homes?  Not at all … but there are some areas that seem to be main reasons behind the […] Read More

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