Protecting Against Pilot Error

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: A survey conducted back in 2015 indicated that 37% fear the stock market and 73% equate buying equities to gambling. Given the events that have transpired in equity markets since the late 1990s, it is understandable to hear that investors
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Why Was the Market Up/Down Today?

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: Market pundits are obsessed with understanding the short-term movements in equity markets. According to those who follow the daily market moves closely, raising cash to pay taxes was the reason the market fell last Friday. The daily moves
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2017: A Look Ahead

Since the election, we have seen a real run up in the stock market.  It appears that a whole lot of investors are betting that our new President is going to accomplish everything that he has promised and more.  Especially when it comes to our economy. How else can you explai
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Here We Go Again

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: All three major U.S. stock indexes have hit concurrent all-time highs over the past two weeks, which has caused many pundits to issue fresh warnings. Markets don’t fall for the sole reason that they have hit new highs, and historical data
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An Undeniable Relationship

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: The daily price action in the U.S. stock market has been taken hostage by oil prices over the past several months. The relationship between oil and the S&P 500 is so strong that they appear to be moving in lockstep each day. Oil does
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The Predictive Nature Of Equities

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: It is a common belief that the Markets reflect the economy 3, 6, 9 or even 12 months out into the future.  This means that investors are attempting to incorporate their market predictions into their investment decisions. Paul Samuelson, o
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