Archives for April, 2013

  1. April 29, 2013

      The Consumer Did Its Job Weekly CEO Commentary 4-29-13 Tim Phillips, CEO—Phillips & Company The much anticipated report card on the US economy was released last week and I would grade it a C overall. The US economy grew at an annualized pace of 2.5%. The consumer… More >>

  2. April 22, 2013

      The Fed: Do we trust them?Weekly CEO Commentary 4-22-13Tim Phillips, CEO—Phillips & Company “Inflation, not if, when"- A noted Wall Street firm Like you, all of us at Phillips and Company are very sad at the events that occurred this week in Boston. Our hearts are… More >>

  3. April 15, 2013

      2011, 2012, Now 2013?Weekly CEO Commentary 4-15-13Tim Phillips, CEO—Phillips & Company Earnings season kicked off a quite start last week. We had 33 of the S&P 500 companies report earnings so far, with 69.7% of them beating expectations (source: Bloomberg). So… More >>

  4. April 8, 2013

      The Waiting Is OverWeekly CEO Commentary 4-8-13Tim Phillips, CEO—Phillips & Company It's finally upon us: earnings season. To me this season is one of the most anticipated in many years. Between the tax increases taking effect on January 1, and the sequestration cuts… More >>

  5. April 1, 2013

    Contrarian ViewpointWeekly CEO Commentary 4-1-13Tim Phillips, CEO—Phillips & Company It's quite common when markets achieve new highs to see lots of headlines, and typically the individual investor plows money into the market. When the individual investor chases… More >>