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Current Links of Interest   

Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: CPI Revisited, Market Comments, Higher Rates Increase Deficit and Debt  (02/19)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Finagling the CPI; S&P 500 at New High with Ultra Complacency (02/12)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: January New Jobs Conundrum and Outlook for the Markets (02/02)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Clandestine Role of the Fed in Increasing Liquidity (01/29)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: What’s Driving Stocks to New All-Time Highs? Fed Watch and Recession Odds (01/22)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Middle East Regional Conflict Expands; Influenced by Iran and Qatar (01/16)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon:  BLS Fake Job Reports; Excess Liquidity Boosted U.S. Economy in 2023 (01/08)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon:  2023 Year in Review, Market Forecasts and Asset Allocation for 2024 (01/02)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon:  Analysis of Gaza War, Pro-Hamas Protests at Universities, and Possibility of a 2-State Solution (12/26)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Fed Pivot, Reversal and Re-Reversal? It’s All in the Game! (12/18)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Nifty Fifty versus Magnificent Seven; U.S. Government/Fed Changed Stock Market Valuations (12/11)
 Curmudgeon: Will the Gaza War Expand to a Regional Conflict: US and Israel versus Iran and Russia? (12/04)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Fund Inflows vs Outflows vs Cash/MMFs; “Anarcho Capitalist” in Argentina (11/27) 
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Bond Market Analysis; Outlook for U.S. Dollar, Stocks, and Bonds (11/20)

 Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: BofA Global Research Historical Charts; S&P 500 Breakout and Fed Keynesians (11/13)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Anti-Semitic Behavior, False Claims of Genocide and Market Review (11/06)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Markets Face Additional Risks as Gaza War Enters New Phase (10/30)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo Update on Israel-Gaza War, Huge Geopolitical Risks, and Impact on the Markets: (10/23)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Defensive Stocks Decline; Small Caps Underperform (10/16)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Kicking the Can Down the Road: U.S. Congress Passes Stop Gap Funding Bill for 45 Days (10/02)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: U.S. Treasury Yields and Inflation to Stay High into 2024 (09/25)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Will the Fed Keep Interest Rates Higher for Longer? (09/18)
Curmudgeon: A Combustible Mix: Hidden Leverage, Global Liquidity Downtrend and Low Stock Market Volatility (09/11)
Curmudgeon: Federal Reserve Regional Banks Post Losses Near $100B! (09/04)
Curmudgeon: China’s Unstoppable Economy Hits Brick Wall (08/28)
Curmudgeon: Magnificent Seven Stocks Fall as Interest Rates Rise (08/21)
Curmudgeon: Interest Rates Rise; Fed Balance Sheet Shrinks, Global Liquidity Flatlines (08/14)
Curmudgeon: S&P 500 in “Earnings Recession” While Stock Prices Soar (08/09)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Fed Rate Hikes Threaten Pension Funds; U.S. Economy Avoids a Recession (08/01)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: What’s Fueling the Rise in Stocks? Inflation Whipsaw Coming? (07/24)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Is a New BRICS Currency Coming in Late August? (07/17)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Non-Seasonal Adjusted Jobs Data Shows a Not So Hot Job Market (07/10)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: The Fed’s Campaign to Raise Interest Rates is Misguided (07/03)

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