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February 13, 2015

Stocks opened higher again this morning, and the SPX briefly achieved—by the narrowest of margins—a fresh record high of 2093.79. The iShares S&P Midcap ETF is also at record highs. 363 more words

Moderate Economic Expansion

“Despite a virtual 100 mph headwind, payrolls still managed to get off the runway.  That’s the theme for January’s employment report, for which the U.S. 617 more words

US Panicking at China’s Anti-stealth Radars Blaming China for Espionage

Reuters says in its report on December 9 that Yu Long, “A former Connecticut resident and Chinese citizen who allegedly worked on the F135 engine was charged with trying to take sensitive documents about military technology to China, according to a criminal complaint unsealed on Tuesday.” 739 more words

Fed official says low unemployment is dangerous

Richard Fisher, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, said it may be necessary to raise interest rates if the unemployment rate falls below 6.1 percent because low unemployment could lead to higher wages. 239 more words

Economy And Business

Fed Day - It's Time for a Change

By David Nelson, CFA

Investors are lining up on either side of the DMZ choosing sides in the FOMC language debate. The Fed has been giving us signals for months that a change is coming. 290 more words

David Nelson

The One Word That Matters Most - Redux

By David Nelson, CFA

The debate surrounding an inevitable Fed hike has preoccupied investors and those sitting behind the hollowed walls of the Federal Reserve for the last half decade. 593 more words

David Nelson

Hawks vs Doves - Fed Exit is closer than you think

By David Nelson, CFA

Evidence continues to mount supporting my view the Fed is moving to an eventual exit quicker than the street believes. Yesterday’s release of July’s FOMC minutes has to be viewed as hawkish. 612 more words

David Nelson