Weekly Market Commentary

February 19, 2019

As the Federal Open Market Committee reported in its last release, U.S. job gains have been strong, wages are rising, the unemployment rate has remained low, household spending has continued to grow, inflation pressures remain muted, and economic activity has been rising at a solid rate.


February 12, 2019

NHL managers are active traders so only 58 professional hockey players have actually remained with the same franchise long enough to play in 1,000 games.


February 05, 2019

Nevada lost its monopoly on sports gambling last May with a Supreme Court ruling in a case brought by New Jersey, so this year’s Super Bowl saw legal betting for the first time not only in the Garden State but also in Delaware, Mississippi, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.


January 30, 2019

The watched pot in Washington finally boiled and the longest government shutdown on record mercifully came to a provisional end on Friday.


January 22, 2019

Betting odds for Super Bowl 53 have become relatively attractive now that the over/under for the Rams-Patriots game is at the highest in the game’s history at 59, meaning that you can place a wager that the combined score of both teams will be either over or under 59 points.


January 15, 2019

Votes have been cast in the U.S. House of Representatives by electronic means since January of 1973.


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