Hale Stewart

About the Author Hale Stewart

Hale Stewart spent 5 years as a bond broker in the late 1990s before returning to law school in the early 2000s. He is currently a tax lawyer in Houston, Texas. He has an LLM from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in domestic and international taxation where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and is also a Chartered Asset Manager, Chartered Wealth Manager and Chartered Trust and Estate Planner from the American Academy of Financial Management. He is the author of the book US Captive Insurance Law. You can read him daily at the Bonddad blog (www.bonddad.blogspot.com).

The Strong U.S. Dollar And Recessions

  In the past, has a sudden move towards a strong dollar been associated with recessions? With some qualifications, the answer is “yes.

U.S. Equity And Economic Review For The Week: Weak GDP Edition

The market has been trading at fairly expensive levels since the first of the year. With a current PE of nearly 21, it …

Weekly Indicators: The ‘Two-Track Economy’ Edition

By New Deal Democrat In the rear view mirror, as expected first-quarter GDP stunk, although it remained just barely positive. Some good news …

Rents Spike To New Record In Q1

On Tuesday, the Census Bureau released its quarterly report on homeownership. While the bulk of the commentary focused on the homeownership rate and …

U.S. Equity And Economic Review For The Week: Is This Another False Break-Out?

After a series of first quarter economic disappointments, last week’s financial news provided much needed ammunition for optimism. The latest new and existing …

5 Graphs To Watch In 2015: 1st Quarter Update

At the end of last year, I highlighted 5 graphs to watch in 2015. Now that we have all of the reports for …

Johnson & Johnson: A Great Company In A Great Sector (JNJ)

This is not an invitation to buy or sell this security. Do your own research and come to your own conclusions.

Caterpillar Inc. Is A Buy At These Levels

According to Finviz.com, there are 14 companies in the farm and construction machinery sector.

I’m Raising The Caution Flag On The U.S. Economy

Analysts and investors cheered when the U.S.

Once More Into The Breach On Wages And Income Since The Great Recession

Two articles were posted elsewhere this morning discussing wages and income during this expansion. Both have misleading aspects to a lesser or greater …

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