Protectionism Is NOT the Answer

Protectionism Is NOT the Answer

With Protectionism at the forefront of the agenda, markets weren’t quite sure which direction to move last week. The Trump rally (built on potential for stimulus and tax cuts), which had lost some steam, gained momentum early in the week. The Standard & Poor’s 500...
DOW 20,000

DOW 20,000

TO 20,000 AND BEYOND! Can you see the forest for the trees? You may have noticed investors have been pretty enthusiastic about U.S. stocks in recent weeks. It’s possible the Dow Jones Industrial Average will surpass 20,000 next week. The fervor for U.S. stocks may be...
Complacency Down; Volatility Up

Complacency Down; Volatility Up

Blame recent volatility on the central banks! After 44 consecutive sleepy, summer days when Barron’s reported the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index opened and closed without a 1 percent move in either direction, the index tumbled last week – and so did indices in other...
Equity Risk Premium Is Looking Good… If

Equity Risk Premium Is Looking Good… If

As rates recede, the equity risk premium improves. When the yield on 10-year Treasuries finished last week at 1.37 percent, a record closing low, Barron’s called it a Kübler-Ross rally. Elizabeth Kübler-Ross was a Swiss psychiatrist whose research identified the five...

After You Invest: Invest According to Your Plan

Part of the Happiness Dividend Video Webinars. After You Invest have an investing plan After you invest, the mental game begins.The market will always be changing—don’t chase the portfolio of the season. Avoid reacting based on anxiety—base your...
Investors Luke-Warm About The Stock Market

Investors Luke-Warm About The Stock Market

HOW DO INVESTORS FEEL ABOUT THE STOCK MARKET? The American Association of Individual Investors (AAII) surveys investors weekly about whether they are bullish, bearish, or neutral on the stock market for the next six months. Last week, the majority of participants...
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