Month: June 2017

GDP – Not Going To Get Much Better

For all of the pomp and circumstance, all of the jobs gains, all of the discussion about how new rules and regulations are helping the U.S. economy, the final 1Q GDP came in at a very unimpressive 1.4%. While this was a bit higher than the expected 1.2%, it is...

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DHUnplugged #367: Hacked Again?

Markets take a breather, but there is plenty to discuss. Hackers are in on another ransomware scheme – this time it appears that the destruction is more widespread than the last time. The Senate does not appear to have the votes for the Healthcare repeal – what that means for...

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TDI Podcast: A Cryptocurrency Flash Crash (#515)

Leading indicators hit expectations as the U.S economy continues to move along.

Healthcare and biotech companies are rocking as there is the hope that any new law passed will be much more gentle on the sector. At the same time, Amazon continues to announce new deals that is rocking the retail...

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DHUnplugged #366: Ship Free or Die

Amazon is getting more aggressive by the day. Not only is the company disrupting retail but they have now shot across the bow of groceries and food stuffs. Markets are taking it all in stride. Oil sinks as OPEC has made a miscalculation and new rigs are added for the...

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Wait – This Is Normalization?

We know that the Fed is in the process of “normalizing” rates and looking to start shrinking the $4 trillion+ balance sheet loaded with bonds that they have amassed over the past few years. It would seem logical that this would impact rates much more than it has. In fact,...

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