James Picerno

About the Author James Picerno

James Picerno is a financial journalist who has been writing about finance and investment theory for more than twenty years. He writes for trade magazines read by financial professionals and financial advisers. Over the years, he’s written for the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Bloomberg Markets, Mutual Funds, Modern Maturity, Investment Advisor, Reuters, and his popular finance blog, The CapitalSpectator.

Macro-Markets Risk Index Still Anticipates U.S. Growth

A markets-based estimate of US macro conditions has endured a volatile period in recent months, but the outlook remains positive in the new …

Is Rising Eurozone Risk A Threat To The U.S. Economy?

US economic data has been improving lately, but Mr. Market is no longer in a mood for celebrating.

Risk Premia Forecasts: 6 January 2015

The expected risk premium for the Global Market Index (GMI) continued to trend lower through December. GMI — an unmanaged, market-value weighted mix …

ADP Employment Report: December 2014 Preview

Private non-farm payrolls in the US are projected to increase by 213,000 (seasonally adjusted) in tomorrow’s December update of the ADP Employment Report, …

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