The economic calendar includes several significant reports. Housing data on new home starts, retail sales,
industrial production, and leading indicators are all on tap. Fed fans can ponder the Beige Book, anecdotal
evidence from each district to provide color at the next FOMC meeting.
Earnings season begins, and the Washington news will
continue to dominate.
It is another week when nearly all of the punditry will be
asking the wrong question. Astute
investors should be asking:
Does the trade negotiation process represent a
defining moment for financial markets?
In my last
installment of WTWA, I took up a difficult and awkward topic – how the changing
political landscape affects your investments.
The political developments were indeed a big topic for financial media,