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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...

Annuity Surge Signals Market Bottom? Just Say NO.

Bad News for Investors. This just released by Investment News; Fixed indexed annuities inked their best-ever sales year in 2015, closing the...

Stocks Post Best Week of 2016: Bumpy Roads Still Ahead?

WEEKLY UPDATE – FEBRUARY 22, 2016 Markets closed out their best week of the year last week, buoyed by higher oil...

Markets Rebound While Cash Advances: The Defensive Shift Continues

Q1 2016 Asset Scale Activity: Fixed Income/Bonds and CASH surpass Domestic Equities/Stocks. Commodities moved up to the #5 spot. International Equities slip down to the #6...

Market Alert! Bonds Rally As Stocks & Oil Sell Off

Q1 2016 Asset Scale Activity: Fixed Income/Bonds surpass Domestic Equities/Stocks. Cash and Currency remain in the #3 and #4 positions. Commodities, driven by...

Super Bowl 50 a Heart Divided, Market Indicators a Head Divided. Cash & Bonds High Despite Reversals.

I’m a heart divided as I prepare to route for the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 while John Denver’s “Rocky...