Archives for February, 2017

  1. February 27, 2017

      Ninety-three consecutive days have passed without the S&P 500 experiencing more than a 1% decline during a trading session.i  In fact, general market volatility, as measured by the VIX, is at historically low levels unseen since 2006, and prior to that, 1995.ii  … More >>

  2. February 21, 2017

      Normally, I wouldn’t choose to write about politics, considering our clients span a wide range of viewpoints. However, that’s also what makes our business so engaging and rewarding. But, as we shift the narrative from a monetarily controlled world (interest rates and… More >>

  3. February 13, 2017

        Frequently, I have written about the end of one narrative and the start of another being a driving catalyst for the markets:  Monetary Policy giving way to Fiscal Policy.  Let’s compare that changing narrative against what appears to be a resurgence in the popular… More >>

  4. February 6, 2017

      Last Friday's strong jobs report, as well as several solid earnings announcements, led to the best trading day of 2017.  Given the action in the markets since the election this past November, one must question, “How overvalued can this market get before we see a… More >>