INSIGHTS
JUL
7
WEEK AHEAD...
The jobs report came in this week and lit up the sky like Macy’s Fourth of July Spectacular. What that jobs report told you was that we are starting to see some momentum in the economy and this should translate to better earnings and appropriately higher stock prices. Well we aren’t jumping onto that train this time. The markets are usually ...
JUN
23
WEEK AHEAD...
The sabbatical is over! We are back and we hope we can help unravel the maze of market gibberish and help make sense of it. The markets have trudged higher for the last five weeks. The bull market, while still not loved, is alive and well. To our consternation we might add. The week ended happily perched in record territory and all is still ri...
APR
28
WEEK AHEAD...
We ended the week with a thud, bang, crash pow. So what? The news out of Russia could be blamed but we think not. Margin calls squeezing peoples portfolio, guess again. Economic numbers were weaker than anticipated, for one day? No. The market was down because we are in an emotional period of market dynamics. Earnings have driven things so fa...
APR
10
WEEK AHEAD...
Last week we once again saw most major indices reach all time highs and yet there is not that much love in the market. Economic numbers are getting better and the economy seems to be on the right tract. Every time there seems to be a pullback in the wind, winds blow in another direction and the market chugs along to another record. Earnings cont...
MAR
10
WEEK AHEAD...
Five years ago almost to the very day, the S&P hit it’s bottom. The market had gone into free fall for months and the index touched 676.53. From that point, the S&P has risen more than 177% and recovered all those losses and even returned a small-annualized profit. This bull market we have been in for a good portion of that time has been nothi...