Category Archives: Market Update

New Thresholds and Repeat Champs

Last week, the S&P500 finish above 5000 for the first time. This threshold is important for a few reasons, not the least of which is the significant physiological boundary—5000—that was […]

Foggy Starts, Razor-Sharp Finishes

Last week brought on a fog that covered more of the United States than at any time in the last twenty years. The outside weather mirrored the markets with a […]

Empire State of Mind?

It was a shortened trading week last week, as markets observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It was an even shorter work week for many, as Mother Nature dished out […]

Red Sea; Troubled Waters

U.S. Equities were mostly flat, last week, as tensions in the Middle East and the launch of several spot Bitcoin ETFs dominated headlines.  As “bad news” was often “good news” […]

Stellar Earnings Lead to Stellar Gains

The past week was a good one for the markets, as the S&P 500, NASDAQ, and Russell 2000 all hit all-time highs. For the week, the S&P 500 advanced 4.6%, […]

Positioned for What Comes Next

Worldwide economic lockdowns to fight COVID-19 continue to hamper economic recovery. Last week, U.S. economic results were mixed—unemployment claims came in at 900,000, while the Atlanta Fed slightly raised fourth-quarter […]

New Every Morning

January is certainly off to a great start. The S&P 500 is up 1.8%, so far this year, the Dow Jones Industrials are 1.6% higher, and the Nasdaq has advanced […]

Looking Forward to a Great New Year

2020 was a challenging year for many, with the pandemic affecting nearly all facets of life.  Despite the widespread, largely negative effects, the broader indices ended the year at all-time […]

What Worked in 2020 Should Continue to Work in 2021

There have been many positive developments in the financial markets over the past month. The waves of positive COVID-19 vaccine announcements were followed by FDA approval for the emergency use […]