RISK ON!, CPI could dent psyche – Are We Playing – I’ve Got a Secret? – Try the Mac & Cheese

Things you need to know. Headlines say it all Was the TECH investor reaction in fact another ‘over-reaction’? CPI today will dominate the conversation – will the gov’t play “I’ve got a secret’? 3’s 10’s and 30’s coming to market – How will investors respond and where will yields go? Open states are Booming….It’s time [...]

By |2021-03-10T10:17:27-05:00March 10th, 2021|Morning Thoughts by Kenny Polcari|

NFP Surprises, Senate Passes Relief Bill, Saudi Oil Under Attack – Try the Lemon Chicken

Things you need to know. NFP report blows the window out of the bus – stocks surge The Senate passes the $1.9 trillion relief bill – of which only $600 billion goes directly toward relief. Saudi oil field comes under attack by Yemeni Houthi’s – oil spikes 10 Yr Yields pushing 1.6% again…causing mkts to [...]

By |2021-03-08T10:03:33-05:00March 8th, 2021|Morning Thoughts by Kenny Polcari|

Powell Confuses Markets, No Inflation, No YCC – Try the Grilled Shrimp on a Bed of Orzo

Things you need to know. Powell talks out of both sides of his mouth – frustrating trader types OPEC holds the line on production- oil surges NFP report today…will it disappoint? Nasdaq in correction territory – The others remain in the normal band Dollar rises, sending gold lower Try the Grilled Shrimp over Orzo Powell [...]

By |2021-03-05T10:08:54-05:00March 5th, 2021|Morning Thoughts by Kenny Polcari|

Don’t Worry, Be Happy or Disco Inferno?; Rate Surge – Try the Pork Cutlets Milanese

Things you need to know. Treasuries spike again -causing renewed angst. Fed Chair Powell will take center stage – can he calm the tone? The battle remains over the pace of rate increases. Will the song change from ‘Don’t Worry Be Happy’ to ‘Disco Inferno’? Try the Pork Cutlet Milanese So, I guess…. the markets [...]

By |2021-03-04T10:05:37-05:00March 4th, 2021|Morning Thoughts by Kenny Polcari|

Stormy Weather? Don’t Be Crazy! – Try the Champagne Linguini

Things you need to know. It was a global celebration!  Stocks surged around the world. Apparently, everyone worried about where US 10 yr. yields are going. Eco data remains strong, almost too strong. Fundamentals continue to suggest higher rates so expect volatility to continue. Dollar rallies a bit, commodities decline, OPEC hints at supply increases. [...]

By |2021-03-02T10:07:26-05:00March 2nd, 2021|Morning Thoughts by Kenny Polcari|

Rates, Rates, Rates….Which Rate Will You Focus on? – Try the Chicken Pizzaiola

Things you need to know. Rate surge caused market to stumble – Stocks took turns getting hit. Reassurance by central banks is helping yields to back off – Stocks around the globe rally and – Goldy says ‘don’t be ridiculous.’ CDC approves the J&J vaccine, and the House passes a $1.9 trillion relief bill. CPAC [...]

By |2021-03-01T10:06:36-05:00March 1st, 2021|Morning Thoughts by Kenny Polcari|

It’s About the Theme! – Try the Marinated Pork Loin

Things you need to know. Its all about the THEME Stocks did a 180 yesterday and are breathing today. Dollar continues to weaken – sending commodities up again. Dollar continues to weaken – supporting the big multi-nationals too! Wil today’s macro data continue to ‘exceed expectations?’ Try the marinated Pork Loin. The THEME:  Exceeding Expectations…. [...]

By |2021-02-25T10:03:52-05:00February 25th, 2021|Morning Thoughts by Kenny Polcari|
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