Stocks had the worst day since the depths of COVID after inflation data came in higher than expected. We’ll discuss the following in this report: Market Overview What is the Reason for the Decline? Portfolio Updates Let’s get to it. Market Overview Major stock indexes had huge losses today: S&P 500 Index: Down 4.3% Dow […]
Are the Dog Days of Summer Over?
A calm summer for the markets was interrupted today with a large selloff. Is this just a blip, or is it the start of a bigger decline?
Gridlock is Good?
Markets across the globe surged today, despite election uncertainty. Just like in 2016, predictions about what would happen in the 2020 Presidential election were flat out wrong, as were market predictions for a market crash. It appears that gridlock, the Fed, and the potential for stimulus talks to resume are driving asset prices more than […]
Objectives during Volatility
“When we have hope, we discover powers within ourselves we may have never known- the power to make sacrifices, to endure, to heal, and to love. Once we choose hope, everything is possible.” -Christopher Reeve We continue to closely monitor the unprecedented environment surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). While our primary concern is for the safety […]
Crisis = Danger + Opportunity
In the Chinese language, the word “crisis” is composed of two symbols. One represents “danger” and the other “opportunity”. Markets today are in a crisis. On Monday, the S&P 500 fell 225 points, or 7.6%. The Dow Jones dropped 2,013 points, or 7.8%. Crude oil fell over 30% at one point over the weekend, and […]
Trade Tariffs Sink Markets…Again
Major stock indexes fell over 2% on Monday, May 13th. While the majority of our indicators are still showing signs of strength, various measures of market health are signalling the potential for a change of trend from the strong upward moves so far this year. Last week, our proprietary signals moved most client portfolios into […]
The past few months have seen a consistent reduction of risks in the US stock market. That has changed over the past week, and volatility is back with a vengeance today. The Dow Jones fell 823 points, the 3rd largest point decline in history. The two largest declines occurred in February. Risks have once again […]
Two Very Important Days
We believe the next 1-2 days are the most important that the market has experienced since 2016. The market has had a strong bounce from the lows made last week, so we now focus our attention important levels in the markets to watch for next. Now What? Following last week’s strong decline in the markets, the […]