01/23/2018

IMF Outlook Adds to the Allure of Oil and Metals

Commodity-focused nations are likely to benefit significantly from a global economy that appears to be firing on all cylinders.



04/25/2018

Euro Bulls Need to Show a Little Patience

There is less downside risk to the euro-zone economy than the U.S. economy.



04/24/2018

Oil's Surge Is Mainly About Demand, Not OPEC

The next move in the price of crude will probably hinge on U.S. consumers and the global economy.



12/04/2017

Follow Three Strategies to Become Robot-Proof

Like Hansel in the movie Zoolander, robots and automation are “so hot right now.” Books, articles, and television segments on automation, robotics, universal basic income, and the future of work are coming to dominate the Zeitgeist — the spirit of our time.



12/11/2017

Robots Win and People Lose with More Government Debt

Futurists could debate all day long about the number of jobs robots and automation will create, versus the number of jobs they will destroy.



12/13/2017

Inflation is rising. What will the Fed do?

As the Fed prepares to meet today, the job market is in good shape. And inflation has risen, but remains relatively low.