Tag Archive for Economic Recovery

Will Economic Data Overcome May Jobs Report?

The stock market took a beating on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) down 323 points, over 3 %, due largely to the May jobs report.  Out of 431,000 new jobs, 411,000 were temporary census workers.  The private sector increased by only 41,000. New earned income in the pockets of nearly half a…


Nouriel Roubini, the Obama Financial Regulation Package, and the Road to Stock Market Recovery

Investors interested in timing the stock market’s recovery to make money are tempted to track the opinions of key commentators, whose words can affect markets. In that connection, Nouriel Roubini’s opinion can move the major market averages, possibly as much as the opinions of economist Henry Kaufman—the “Dr. Doom” of his era—who arguably ignited the…


What are the Scenarios for Economic Recovery?

What kind of economic recovery will there be?  That’s an important question to ask in planning your investment strategy to take advantage of an upswing and protect yourself in the event that things stay sour. Let’s consider six possible scenarios: 1)    Rapid snap back.  Suddenly the market takes a strong upward turn towards pre crisis…