Archives for October, 2014

  1. October 27, 2014

      Finally market participants are focused on more of what matters and less of what doesn't. We had a plentitude of earnings last week and as a result we had a significant drop in volatility.[i] There are some things in life that really matter and are hard to count,… More >>

  2. October 20, 2014

      This magazine hangs in our offices as a constant reminder that the more things seem different and difficult on Wall Street, the more they stay the same. I saved this Time magazine from the crash of 1987 as I was just two years into my career. At the time, the volatility… More >>

  3. October 13, 2014

      The Millennials, those born since 1979, have witnessed profound events during their young adult lives: the Internet Bubble, 9/11, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Financial Crisis, and the Great Recession.[i] Based on recent investor profile surveys by Wells Fargo,… More >>

  4. October 6, 2014

      The economy added 248,000 jobs during September as reported by the US Government on Friday.[i] With the revisions to July of 31,000 and August of 38,000 that brings this year's average monthly jobs gained to 227,000.[ii,iii] At some point, we should expect the current… More >>