Market Overview 2019 3rd Quarter

3rd Quarter 2019 Market Overview Range Bound It is evident the stock market is having difficulty clearing obstacles. A familiar drumbeat of a slowing economy and nagging trade tariff concerns combined to constrain major market indices and to minimize gains for the third quarter. The S&P 500 finished the third quarter with a gain of […]

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Does This Smell Like Last Year?

This fall kicks off the eighth quarter in a row where the major stock market averages have not been able to reach meaningfully higher levels. As of last week, the S&P 500 sits below its level from last year and is only marginally higher than its level going back 21 months to January of 2018. […]

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Market Overview 2019 2nd Quarter

2nd Quarter 2019 Market Overview The Market Giveth, Taketh, and Giveth again The pace of the market slowed in the second quarter from the torrid gains of Q1. There was a sharp drop in May but a strong recovery in June overcame those losses and kept the major indices in positive territory for the second […]

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Market Overview 2019 1st Quarter

1st Quarter 2019 Market Overview Suddenly, the Superlatives Return Investors poured money into the stock market in the first quarter. After the meltdown last year, descriptions such as TINA (There Is No Alternative), Goldilocks (symbolizing an economy that is just the right temperature for stocks), and FOMO (Fear of missing out) were used to describe […]

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