STOCKS UP FOR SECOND WEEK IN A ROW AS THE LARGE TECH NAMES LEAD AND THE CORONAVIRUS DOMINATES HEADLINES U.S. equity markets continued their record–setting ways, moving up for the second week in a row, despite increasing worries about the coronavirus As seems to be the norm, the technology–laden NASDAQ was out in front with […]
In order to advise our clients we have to stay informed. To do that we have relationships with research providers who analyze the market and provide us insight. This article is from a longtime research provider of the firm and it provoked a lot of thought about the current market environment. The concentration of economic […]
STOCKS LEAP TO NEW HIGHS AS IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS END AND A STELLAR JOBS REPORT AND MANUFACTURING INDEX SURPRISE The stock markets shook off negative numbers from the past two weeks and jumped to new highs, as investors seemed to think the coronavirus was contained, the impeachment saga is over and employment numbers came in hot […]
STOCKS PULL BACK FOR SECOND WEEK IN A ROW AS THE CORONAVIRUS GETS WORSE, EARNINGS DISAPPOINT AND GDP REMAINS SOLID The stock market dropped again this week, as the outbreak of the coronavirus dominated the news and grew progressively worse as the week wore on The small–cap Russell 2000 was the week’s biggest loser, shedding […]
With the most recent changes to the tax laws, The SECURE Act and year end reports we are providing you with a comprehensive overview. We hope you will find these to be helpful: 2020 Tax Reference Guide 2019: One of the Best Years of The Decade The SECURE Act and you If there […]
MARKETS RETREAT AMIDST CORONAVIRUS WORRIES AND DESPITE A SURGE IN U.S. HOUSING MARKET In another holiday–shortened trading week, stocks struggled as impeachment proceedings, a new virus out of China and stock-specific news seemed to dominate the news All the major U.S. equity markets gave back last week’s gains, with the smaller–cap Russell 2000 declining the […]
SANTA BROUGHT THE MARKETS MORE PRESENTS AND SOME LUMPS OF COAL DURING THE HOLIDAY SHORTNED WEEK The Christmas–shortened trading week brought investors more presents and less coal, as NASDAQ crested the 9,000-point threshold for the first time and the S&P 500 and DJIA set new records NASDAQ moved up 0.9% on the week, followed by […]
5G is the fifth generation of wireless technology. When fully implemented, it will lead to far more than just another wave of smart devices and faster downloads. 5G’s speed and expanded capabilities may be the keys that unlock effective autonomous driving and serve as the catalyst for broader application of artificial intelligence, and The Financial […]
MARKETS END THE WEEK MIXED AS A GREAT JOBS REPORT AND JUMP IN OIL PRICES HELP TURN THINGS AROUND The markets ended the week mixed, after coming back from early–week losses when a very strong Jobs Report was released on Friday The week started with the S&P 500 losing about 2.3% early in the week, […]
…Or will the Grinch come down from Mount Crumpit and steal our returns? Back in 1972, Yale Hirsch of the Stock Trader’s Almanac proposed the existence of the Santa Rally – and it’s been a constant source of eggnog-fueled debate for decades. The Santa Rally refers to the general tendency of the U.S. equity markets […]
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