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Is Gold Tracking Anything?Numerous people reported last year that the Yen/Dollar (JPY/USD) pair and gold were moving in a direct synchronous relationship. If...

The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI and the trimmed-mean CPI this morning: According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, the median Consumer Price...

Markets Gaps happen: the case of the Swiss franc. (mechanicalforex.com) Sorting through the carnage in the land of MLPs. (wsj.com) Just how long will...

Economist Tom Lawler sent me the preliminary table below of short sales, foreclosures and cash buyers for a few selected cities in December. On distressed:...

Click on graph for larger image. The preliminary Reuters / University of Michigan consumer sentiment index for January was at 98.2, up from 93.6 in December. This...

Photo Credit: Storm Crypt || Trusting the Swiss National Bank, Really?Significant currency brokers relied on the Swiss National Bank to keep its currency peg...

From the Fed: Industrial production and Capacity Utilization Industrial production decreased 0.1 percent in December after rising 1.3 percent in November....

Business Barry Ritholtz talks with Patrick O’Shaughnessey author of “Millennial Money: How Investors Can Build a Fortune.”* (ritholtz.com) A...

From the BLS: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) declined 0.4 percent in December on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of...

Lower Interest Rates May Reduce ConsumptionSaxo Bank CIO and chief economist Steen Jakobsen made a few comments the other day that hit me in the face like a...