Archives for January, 2019

  1. January 28, 2019

      With a temporary reprieve from the longest shutdown in our government’s history, from an investor’s perspective, it makes sense to examine the costs of the shutdown and what those costs mean for investors going forward. [ix]     According to Thomson Reuters, the… More >>

  2. January 22, 2019

        In today’s investment landscape, the specific focus on China has leapt to the top of the list.  The nonstop trade-war rhetoric between the United States and China is driving this focus. Those talks are ongoing but are expected to conclude before the end of March.… More >>

  3. January 14, 2019

      Two weeks ago, equity markets were in free fall, with the S&P 500 index posting its worst December since the Great Depression in 1931.  [i]     Today, just two weeks into the new year, equity markets are on the rebound.  The S&P 500 has rallied 10.43… More >>

  4. January 7, 2019

      It’s time for the annual tradition by Wall Street firms to make their incredibly inaccurate forecasts for 2019.  Astonishingly, the average expected return for 2019 is over 20 percent. [i]     I’m not sure how they do this, or why they get away with such amazing… More >>