America’s stock markets attained a couple of milestones this week: the longest bull market ever and, ironically, the longest correction since 1961! How can we reconcile the two?
Queen teamed up with David Bowie in 1981 to create Under Pressure which topped the UK’s singles chart. Search the internet for an interpretation of the lyrics and you’ll find oodles of opinions. When you’re done reading this note, take a listen here and tell us what you think. In the meantime, let’s look at an area of the market for which the s
A week ago today we got a look at the latest employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Click here to see what we wrote regarding the strong report. While parsing through the data, it became clear that the labor market is very tight. But then another report issued by the BLS subsequently,
Clairvoyance is not part of the Atlas investment algorithm. Endeavoring just to interpret current data is challenge enough. In fact, since various agencies and institutions revise past data with some regularity, even seeing the past sometimes proves difficult. Nevertheless, we do have a crystal ball and dusted it off at the most recent pie party to make some bold predictions.&
Americans face many health risks. Overindulge at Pie Parties, diabetes could become an issue. Spend too much time in the sun, skin cancer might develop. Sleep deprivation leaves people less responsive to stimuli, making nearly every activity more dangerous. Fortunately, there is a remedy for the last issue, more shut-eye.
Long ago I was told the tale of an ancient shaman who, approached by a woman who seemed incapable of bearing a child, suggested she sleep with her husband on a lion’s hide. Lo and behold she gave birth shortly thereafter to a son. A curious friend who also was barren asked her what caused the miracle. Thereupon she too visited the shaman, was given a tiger’s hide,