CDC Cancels Nuke Talk, Warns About "Widespread" Flue Epidemic

In late December, CDC said it would conduct a briefing on January 16 regarding the “public health response to a nuclear detonation” over the skies of the United States. Now, the CDC has canceled the nuclear briefing and focused on something much more important: the flu epidemic across the continental United States.

  • Jan 17, 2018 3:40 PM
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Punch-Drunk Investors & Extinct Bears, Part 1

When positioning and sentiment reach levels that were never seen before after the market has gone through a blow-off move for more than a year, it may well be that it means something for once.

  • Jan 17, 2018 2:42 PM
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Beige Book Finds Widespread Labor Shortages, Modest Wage Growth

According to the latest Beige Book report, most Fed districts cited on-going labor market tightness and challenges finding qualified workers across skills and sectors, which, in some instances, was described as constraining growth. And yet, few were raising wages in response...

  • Jan 17, 2018 2:24 PM
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Dow Tops 26k Again As VIX Tumbles

The old playbook is back as VIX has been hammered back below 12 and into the red for the day, sparking just enough momentum (notably lower beta) to send The Dow back above 26,000... for now...

  • Jan 17, 2018 12:41 PM
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