October 11, 2018
August 21, 2018
Emerging market (EM) equities have been under pressure recently thanks to the combination of a stronger U.S. dollar, the ongoing U.S. and China trade dispute, concerns in Argentina, and now worries over the financial stability of Turkey.
June 11, 2018
April 17, 2018
Can Charlie Brown Help Investors?
“In the book of life, the answers aren’t in the back.” - Charlie Brown
March 20, 2018
February 21, 2018
February 13, 2018
February 6, 2018
Incredibly, the S&P 500 Index has now gone a record 395 trading days in a row closing within 5% of its all-time high—just topping the 394 days seen during the mid-1990s. This is huge news! Other than a Brexit- induced single day sell-off in late June 2016, 466 of the past 467 trading days have closed within 5% of the all-time high.
January 3, 2018
Now that 2017 is in the books, we are moving forward with the first trading day of the new year. The S&P 500 Index was up .83% and the Nasdaq Index was up over 1.50% on the first trading day of 2018.
But, does the first day really matter?