Tagged: the fed

Give and Take

Paper Chase: Give and Take

  The market has been on a roller coaster ride over the past couple of weeks with momentum stocks and earnings driving volatility. Retail sales rose by 1.13%, the biggest increase since September 2012 and was ahead of analysts’ expectations. This is important because consumers are 2/3 of the American...

NBA

Paper Chase: This Is The Business Of The NBA

  The NBA proves that you can be unimaginative in growing your business. They copied what everyone was doing and improved upon what people did to better adapt to their model.   There are signs of slowing growth for the economy. 4th quarter estimates were revised down from 3.2% to...

Paper Chase: The Fed, The Weather and The Poor

Unemployment 74,000 jobs were created in December, the smallest monthly gain in 3 years. The unemployment rate has fallen to 6.7%, but the participation rate fell to 62.8% the lowest since 1978. I believe December’s unemployment Data released is inconsequential and will probably be revised upwards. The weather was most likely...