market

01|15|2019

Buyers Beware | January 11, 2019

Last week, three weeks in a row of market gains!  Are we out of the woods or should buyers beware? Data last week was meaningful to the landscape of...

New Year

01|09|2019

Happy New Year | January 4, 2019

Happy New Year! For many investors, this new year brings new hope that 2019 will look more like 2017 rather than 2018!  Let’s run the play-by-play by looking at...

Nothing to See

12|27|2018

Nothing to See | December 21, 2018

As the year draws to an end, there is nothing going on. Rates have increased, the government has shut-down, oil prices are falling, and inflation is fading. Like I...

Bears

12|18|2018

Nothing but Bears | December 14, 2018

The Bears have dominated for the first time since 2011! And no, I’m not talking about the ones in Chicago! Europe Concerns in Europe were wide spread last week....

Debbie Downer

12|12|2018

Debbie Downer | December 7, 2018

There is always one at the party that talks about their foot fungus and starts a wave of negativity… Debbie Downer visited the Bull Market Party last week! Optimism...

yield curve

12|05|2018

Ole Reliable | November 30, 2018

Historically, an inverted yield curve has been a reliable indicator of a recession. Is there a reason it may not be as accurate this economic expansion cycle? Ole Reliable...

Geopolitical outcomes

11|27|2018

Geopolitical Outcomes | November 23, 2018

Geopolitical risks always persist, but currently, they are directly impacting economic viability. What are the likely outcomes? G-20 While the focus should be on the G-20, the US and...

Brexit Turmoil

11|20|2018

Brexit Turmoil | November 16, 2018 | Market Thoughts

After a year and a half of worrying about Brexit, a deal has been reached. Turmoil around the EU is not decreasing… Brexit While a deal has been reached,...

Nothing to See

11|14|2018

Missing Something | November 9, 2018

Markets expanded last week, mostly post elections. Still, are we missing something… a threat that lurks beneath and could put a stop to this expansion? Washington Monday through Wednesday...

Bloody October

11|07|2018

Bloody October | November 2, 2018

Markets clawed back some of their losses from a bloody October. Trade and earnings had much to do with markets recapturing their footing. Trade At the open of the...