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March 2016

The UNC Tarheels and Home Depot: A NCAA Final Four Comparison

For those investor-NCAA enthusiasts who aren’t sure about the merits of relative strength as it relates to portfolio success, yet knew...

Weekly Update: Q4 GDP Revised Upward by Strong Consumer Spending

WEEKLY UPDATE – MARCH 28, 2016 Stocks ended the holiday-shortened week down, snapping their five-week winning streak. However, losses were mild...

Recessionary Sell-off or Market Head Fake? Equities Now Tied With Cash

March 23rd we saw meaningful, yet leader-less, change on the Asset Scale:  Equities moved up to tie for the #2 spot with...

Weekly Update: Dow and S&P 500 Green for 2016

WEEKLY UPDATE – MARCH 21, 2016 After a historically rough start to the year, stocks finally rallied enough to put the...

Green Beer and a Green-Light From Yellen; Stock Hangover Ahead?

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day from Janet Yellen and the Fed with its “green-light” report on Wednesday. Following a two-day Fed Chair meeting,...

“Rounded” Pi Day, Einstein and the 30 Year Treasury Ticking Time Bomb

Today, we celebrate “Rounded Pi Day” as it is 3/14/16. Pi, or 3.14159 rounded to 3.1416, is today’s date. Consider yourself...

3 Ways the 2016 Election Can Affect Your Investments

Every four years, investors dwell on the presidential election and how it will affect their investments. The Republican and Democratic hopefuls...