Archives for December, 2017

  1. December 26, 2017

    With the end of 2017 quickly approaching, let’s see what parlor tricks Wall Street played on us this year. Last year we reported Wall Street’s market forecasts for 2017 in our Q1 2017 Look Ahead.  In our slide titled “Wall Street Parlor Tricks,” Wall Street’s most… More >>

  2. December 18, 2017

      We are on the cusp of what could be the most consequential tax reform in the last 30-plus years.  We have abstained from writing about the tax measure in the past because the likelihood of each proposal being passed seemed slim.  As of Friday, December 15, 2017, the House… More >>

  3. December 11, 2017

    It would appear from the latest data that the U.S. economy is running full steam ahead.  There is little in terms of actual data that would suggest a slowdown is coming anytime soon.  Let’s review!   First, the latest jobs report suggests the economy is adding a… More >>

  4. December 4, 2017

      For the first time in seemingly a long time, we were reminded that markets do, in fact, fluctuate.  [i] Although we closed the week up 2.36 percent, we had a dramatic downswing this past Friday when the DOW Jones Industrial Average fell 300 points during the trading… More >>