S&P 500

Revenue Becomes King

August 19, 2015

With second-quarter earnings season nearly in the books, the S&P 500 has produced very modest returns so far this year. The index is up about 2% year-to-date (not [...]

Party Like It’s 1999?

July 23, 2015

The Nasdaq Composite Index closed at another all-time high on Monday. And while the index has pulled back about 1% over the last couple of days on some key earnings reports [...]

The Surging US Dollar

March 11, 2015

Earnings estimates are coming down. In fact, the aggregate earnings estimate for the S&P 500 has dropped roughly 10% since late 2014. According to data from the Standard [...]

The Taxman Cometh

February 11, 2015

The huge increase in stock prices over the past six years has created an interesting dilemma for individual investors seeking to protect their wealth. The overall market, as [...]

A Race Against Time

January 28, 2015

Bullish sentiment at the beginning of a new year is nothing new. It seems like every January, expectations are reset and people become more hopeful regardless of any [...]