All posts by Larry Berman

Why is the Yield Curve Still Flattening?

I have said many times over the years that the bond market is often the best forecaster of the economy, but it’s not typically until the yield curve inverts (when short term yields become higher than long term yields) that we must worry about what

The ARMS Index – In Memoriam?

My friend and technical analyst Richard (Dick) W. Arms Jr. (January 12, 1935 – March 10, 2018) passed away peacefully last week. We pay our respects this week by looking at a few indicators that Dick created in a celebration of his life’s contribution to

Uncertainty Points to More Volatility?

Germany has finally formed a coalition government and the far-right AfD (Alternative for Deutschland) is not the official opposition. Current poling has their support now higher than Merkel’s coalition partner SPD. In Italy, we saw the Eurosceptic alternative M5S party and other hard right parties