Caution Flags

Posted on Saturday, August 26th, 2017

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. – Winston Churchill  “…algorithmic traders and institutional investors are a larger presence in various markets than previously, and the willingness of these institutions to support liquidity in stressful conditions is uncertain.”- Janet Yellen Jackson Hole 8/25/17 In Janet Yellen’s read more.

Fear and Greed

Posted on Saturday, August 19th, 2017

While most of America seemed to be mired in statue controversies and rumored and real resignations we choose to focus on making money for our clients. Our focus was on the FOMC Minutes that came out this week. We think that it has real clues as to policy and market direction (i.e. making money). Here, read more.

Fall Is In The Air

Posted on Saturday, August 12th, 2017

As much consternation was shown this week the S&P 500 was only down 1.4%. While markets have slowly marched ever skyward since 2015, lulling investors into complacency, market internals seem to be breaking down of late and just in time for the traditionally weak fall season. Our friends over at Lucena Research are at the read more.