Pursuit of Truth in Finance & Economics
Contributor's Links: UPFINA.com

The purpose of UPFINA.com is to seek the truth as it relates to economics, finance and money. We do not have all the answers, but our ethos dictates that we objectively analyze all information. 

Please familiarize yourself with our full more

ALL CONTRIBUTIONS

Disastrous December 2018 Retail Sales Report
The December retail sales report was so terrible that it implies a recession is coming soon if the data is accurate. There’s always a chance the data is incorrect because these results are revised.
Read
Similar Set Up To 2000 & 2008 Or 2016?
It’s remarkable to see fund managers extremely bearish while stocks rally. Even though stocks are overbought, they can still rally higher if economic growth improves enough to change fund managers’ minds.
Read
Impact Of Household Debt & Key Labor Market Indicator
Consumers aren’t overly indebted, but the increased delinquency rate for credit cards and auto loans should be watched closely. Student loans have risen exponentially in the past 15 years.
Read
Bank Tightening Lending & Recession Risk
The banks pulled back from lending slightly in January. The good news is consumers want to borrow and have low leverage.
Read
Eliminating Buybacks Isn’t A Free Lunch
On the one hand, buybacks are at a record high. On the other hand, it’s still odd timing to be looking for new laws to help workers when there is accelerating real wage growth for median workers.
Read
Best Stock Response To Crashing Earnings Estimates Since 2009
Even though the terrible earnings estimate revisions imply the consensus will soon expect earnings to fall in 2019, stocks are doing the best after they report earnings since 2009.
Read

STOCKS I FOLLOW

APPL APPELL PETE CORP
FB Facebook Inc
GOOGL Google (A shares)
MSFT Microsoft Corporation

TWEETS

PERSONAL BLOG

Latest Posts

Work Experience

Education

Publications