May 7, 2015
The convoluted sport of Fed watching had a big day on Wednesday. It appears that Fed Chair Janet Yellen may have tipped her hand on the possibility of a rate hike in the near term.
Apr 24, 2015
The market so far this year has been frustrating, like a long journey that ends exactly where you started.
Apr 16, 2015
There is usually a certain consensus opinion regarding the near-term prospects of the market. Gauging such a thing is somewhat of an art but can be gleaned by following the financial media on a daily basis and talking to investors.
Apr 2, 2015
There are powerful forces exerting both upward and downward pressure on stock prices. As a result, we have seen a first quarter where the market has gone nowhere in a hurry.
Mar 26, 2015
The economic picture is about to change. The narrative of a solid U.S. economy and strong corporate earnings propping up a highly valued stock market is about to fall apart.
Mar 19, 2015
This is a weird market. It is an environment characterized by a solid U.S. economy versus an anemic and sputtering global economy. This dynamic is being complicated by divergent central bank activity.
Mar 12, 2015
Monday marked the six-year anniversary of the March 9, 2009, low for the market and the beginning of this bull market. It's been a great ride. During the period, the S&P 500 index has more than tripled in value.
Mar 5, 2015
This has been the most unloved bull market I've ever seen.