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Friday, April 1, 2022

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Following a tumultuous close to 2018, US stocks rallied sharply in Q1 as the S&P 500 Index gained 13.6%. This is the biggest quarterly gain since 2009 and its best start to a year since 1998, which followed the biggest quarterly...

Thursday, January 31, 2019

After a strong finish in the third quarter, stocks suffered their biggest quarterly decline since 2011 to end the year. The S&P 500 Index fell 13.97% with energy being the worst performing sector, falling nearly 25% as WTI crude oil...

Thursday, November 22, 2018

I hope you are having a great Thanksgiving week! I wanted to take this time to address the stock market correction we have been experiencing since the end of the third quarter. Up to that point, growth stocks were significantly...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Review After the first losing quarter since Q3 2015, US stocks as measured by the S&P 500, regained momentum with a 3.43% return in the Q2 2018, leading to a year to date return of 2.65%. Continued US economic expansion and robust...

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Review In meetings with clients and investors, I’m frequently asked if and when stocks are going to fall. Even though the stock market is making new highs, the level of investor confidence is not near the levels seen during the...

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Review The beginning of 2017 saw the stock market continue to ride strong momentum following the presidential election. The first quarter started off with high expectations that the incoming Trump administration would deliver on his...

Friday, December 2, 2016

Much like the June BREXIT vote in England, conventional wisdom, the media, pollsters and the markets were wrong about the outcome of the U.S. Presidential and Congressional elections. Late on election night, when it became clear that...

Friday, July 29, 2016

Brexit- Should I stay or should I go? 2016 Q2 Review & Outlook In 2016 the market has shown it is not without inspiration. The first quarter played host to a myriad of concerns, mainly energy weakness and the Federal Reserve’s...

Monday, April 25, 2016

2016 Quarter 1 A Round Trip Market Market Backdrop Stocks fluctuated widely in the first quarter but ended essentially where they began. In the first two weeks of the quarter the S&P 500 lost about 9% and by its low point on February...

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Despite news that interest rates would not be increased in September, the stock market endured a significant sell-off by week's end, presumably in response to the Federal Reserve's report that the economy isn't strong enough to warrant...

Monday, August 24, 2015

While the markets may have put the Greek saga behind us in July, or further down the road so to speak, China has moved to center stage. The U.S. stock market has stayed in a narrow range for much of 2015, but volatility has returned...

Monday, July 6, 2015

During the second quarter historic closes were reached by the S&P 500 (2134), Nasdaq (5164) and Russell 2000 (1296). Unfortunately, those gains were all but wiped out as Greece’s debt crisis showed no clear signs of resolution. For the...