Archives for April, 2018

  1. April 30, 2018

    The U.S. economy remains at full throttle and firing on all cylinders.  This past Friday, April 27, the Bureau of Economic Analysis, a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce, released the U.S. GDP numbers for Q1 2018.  [i] The U.S. GDP increased by an annual rate… More >>

  2. April 23, 2018

    “A correction is a reverse movement, usually negative, of at least 10 percent in a stock, bond, commodity or index to adjust for an overvaluation. The latest stock market correction occurred on February 8, 2018 as the DJIA and the S&P 500 fell more than 10 percent… More >>

  3. April 16, 2018

    “Nothing Succeeds Like the Appearance of Success” – Christopher Lasch [xii] We are getting our first look at Q1 2018 earnings and they are extraordinary.  Although only a small percentage of S&P 500 companies have reported, those that have reported have beat, or… More >>

  4. April 9, 2018

    After the first week of trading for Q2 2018 we see many signals that volatility is here to stay. We would like to take this opportunity to present you with our Q2 2018 Look Ahead. For the PDF presentation, click here. For the narrated video presentation, click here.… More >>

  5. April 2, 2018

    The first quarter of 2018 was a wild one.  On twenty-four days of the quarter, the Dow moved over 1 percent in either direction within a single trading session. The same thing happened on only ten days in 2017. What’s more, we saw a 1,175-point decline on February 5—the… More >>