Stock Market

Closing the Gap

June 19, 2020

It appears that the S&P 500 has settled into a trading range after making a run at its all-time high earlier this month.  The index currently sits about 8% from record [...]

And Away We Go!

November 6, 2019

With over 436 of the S&P 500 companies having already reported third-quarter results, we thought we’d take a look at where we stand. First the good news. The [...]

The Next Correction

July 5, 2017

Over the last few months we have seen a fairly dramatic decoupling between oil prices and stock prices.  The chart below shows that prior to this year, there had been a [...]

What Deleveraging?

June 20, 2017

Over the past few years you’ve probably heard an economist or two talk about “deleveraging.”  Deleveraging simply means debt reduction, and you’ve [...]

Confident?

May 31, 2017

Do you remember that TV game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?”  You know, the one that gave contestants a chance to win big money for answering a series of [...]