April Job Report Shows Weak Growth

April showed very little growth in terms of U.S. payroll, according to the most recent release. Gains here were the smallest that have been seen in the last seven months, and nonfarm payroll jobs added went down to 160,000. This is well below the average of 200,000 that had been set per month for the […]

Bank of Japan’s Big Move

The Bank of Japan has put itself in a very interesting position as it has quietly become one of the most aggressive central banks in the world. The organization already had a reputation for being pioneers in some respects, but their latest action is truly one of the most shocking that they’ve ever pushed forward. […]

Oil Drops Again

2015 was not a good year for the price of crude oil. It dropped from a high point of close to $65 per barrel, down to the current price of about $34 per share. Before this year, oil had had a rough 2014, falling drastically during that calendar year, too. In short, crude is in […]