2008? Again!? (HD)

Executive Lounge, Options Trader Elite

The question remains – are we just witnessing some commodity and equity market volatility, or is this the real thing – genuine economic adversity, complete with massive job losses and a plunging stock market?   Everyone has his take, to be sure, and we’ve seen some heavyweight investor types calling to batten down the hatches […]

January 29, 2016

Jobs data misses expectations, JPMorgan (JPM) to cut an additional 3,000 jobs and Home Depot (HD) says 53 million email addresses stolen

Bourbon & Bayonets

Markets were relatively flat on Friday after jobs data was reported and missed expectations. The Labor Department said that there was an addition of 214,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate ticked slightly lower. October’s jobs missed the 230,000 that economists were projecting. The unemployment rate fell to 5.8% from the previous month’s 5.9%, […]

November 7, 2014