James Hyerczyk

Posted July 19, 2012

While short-term traders may have been listening to Bernanke for news to spark a sharp rally in the equity indices, others may have picked up on his warning of another recession if Congress doesn’t reach an agreement soon to avert a budget crisis.

Posted July 13, 2012

Since the Fed meets on July 31 and August 1, investors are encouraged to pay close attention over the next two weeks to economic reports since this same information will be used by the FOMC members to make their next decision on additional stimulus.

Posted July 05, 2012

This week the talk of economic stimulus and planned moves by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz boosted prices of both of these commodities on Tuesday.

Posted June 27, 2012

While bullish speculators are celebrating the return of the bull market to U.S. agricultural markets, consumers will likely feel this surge later in the year in the form of higher food prices, particularly meat and cereal.