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Out with October–will November be a Trick or Treat?

Last week did nothing to dispel October’s reputation as a tough month for the markets. The S&P 500 lost 3.94%, the...

Market Losses Continue; VIX “fear gauge” up 84%

Stock performance was mixed last week as investors considered the impact of interest rates, international affairs and corporate earnings; losses across...

Metrics and Markets Continue to Climb Higher

Trade continued to dominate the news in recent weeks and cause market volatility as investors monitored discussions of the North Trade continued...

Buy it, trade it, bury it on Everest. Perfect Day dives deep in Crypto-crazy.

Confused about Crypto? Even those who claim to ’get’ cryptocurrencies are confused—-whether they know it or not. Don’t tell me that...

Earnings Season Continues: Weekly Update – July 23, 2018

On Friday, July 20, stocks lost a small amount of ground after President Trump escalated his threats of increasing tariffs on...

Special Report: Quarterly Update – Weekly Update – July 16, 2018

Last week, trade tensions with China lessened somewhat, while the 2nd quarter corporate earnings season started with mixed results. Against this...

Jobs Push Stocks Up: Weekly Update – July 9, 2018

Domestic stocks only traded for 4 days last week, due to the Independence Day holiday. In that time, all 3 major...

Trade and Tariffs Rattle Markets: Weekly Update – July 2, 2018

International trade concerns continue to create uncertainty in markets around the world. Despite the markets’ slight rises on Friday, June 29,...

The Power of Corporate Earnings: Weekly Update – June 25, 2018

Stocks stumbled across the globe last week as trade tensions continued to escalate. Despite rebounding somewhat on Friday, the S&P 500...

Trade and Interest Rates: Weekly Update- June 18, 2018

Last week stocks showed mixed results as political headlines continued to dominate the news. The Dow lost 0.89% and the S&P...