Daily Archives: Jul 8, 2019 at 06:18 pm EDT

A New Column…

In addition to the day job here at The Capital Spectator, your editor is now a contributing writer for a series of columns for The Milwaukee Company on risk, portfolio management and the usual suspects that generally fall under the heading of the money game. The agenda is broad, the raw material for analysis is endless, and the journey still begins with a first step. In this case, it’s a brief primer on applying basic risk metrics to portfolios in the cause of separating the wheat from the chaff.

Macro Briefing: 8 July 2019

Strong US jobs growth report undermines case for rate cut: CNBC
Trump rolls out more criticisms of Federal Reserve: Bloomberg
Greece elects conservative gov’t, pledging tax cuts, investment: Reuters
Turkish lira weakens after central bank chief is fired: CNBC
Deutsche Bank announces huge layoffs and restructuring plans: WSJ
German industrial output rebounded but yoy change sinks deeper into red
US payrolls rebounded sharply in June: CNBC
1yr trend for US industrial/commercial loans slipped to 6mo low in May: