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Dave Hershman – The Price of Oil


It was almost 50 years ago that the rising price of oil was one of the factors which helped plunge us into a deep recession. And while not the most important factor, subsequent recessions have followed previous peaks in oil

Dave Hershman – The Price of Oil2020-05-04T12:46:15-04:00

Dave Hershman – Watching The Curve


For those attempting to predict the length or the depth of the current economic slowdown, we have all turned into medical prognosticators. Every day charts depicting the growth of the virus are published. The growth started slowly and then accelerated

Dave Hershman – Watching The Curve2020-04-20T12:54:31-04:00

Dave Hershan – How High Will it Rise?


As dismal as the March unemployment numbers were, we know that this is just a preview of what is to come. The question being bantered about by market analysts is — how high will unemployment become? Let’s take a look

Dave Hershan – How High Will it Rise?2020-04-13T12:20:52-04:00

Dave Hershman – World-Wide Reaction


Each passing week, the measures which are implemented to slow the spread of the coronavirus are placing strains on the American and world-wide economy. It is no longer the travel industry which is in the forefront. Now all industries are

Dave Hershman – World-Wide Reaction2020-03-31T12:26:38-04:00

Dave Hershman – Whiplash


Believe it or not, we started the year quite smoothly. Yes, we were expecting some excitement due to the fact that we had a Presidential election coming our way. Little did we know that the primaries would take a back-seat

Dave Hershman – Whiplash2020-03-23T14:32:32-04:00

Dave Hershman: The Fed — Historic  


Breaking–Two days before their meeting started, the Fed cut their benchmark rates to near zero and will be purchasing Mortgage-Backed Securities.

This week’s meeting of the Federal Reserve Board’s Open Market Committee could be pretty exciting, or it could be

Dave Hershman: The Fed — Historic  2020-03-16T12:24:33-04:00

Dave Hershman – Did The Fed Waste Ammunition?


Even before we saw the jobs report, the Federal Reserve decided to step in with an “emergency” rate cut in response to the coronavirus crisis before their next scheduled meeting. Even though we have not seen many negative reports on

Dave Hershman – Did The Fed Waste Ammunition?2020-03-10T10:25:32-04:00