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Alphavest Quarterly Newsletter: 2018 losses erased–What else does 2019 have in store?

At Alphavest, our focus is on an objective, rules-based investment strategy. We understand what works in our changing...

The Fed, Home Sales and the Rally Continues!

The Week on Wall Street Stocks rallied last week as optimism about a potential U.S.-China trade deal grew. The S&P 500...

Investors in LOVE with Market gains. Did you Believe in Double-Digits YTD?

The Week on Wall Street Stocks ended a good week on a high note, as hints of progress in U.S.-China trade...

S&P 500 Goes 5 days Without A 1% Gain Or Loss

After months of volatility, markets relaxed a bit last week. For the first time since October, the S&P 500 went 5...

HILO Indicator May Bring Some Holiday Hope

This will be very technical, but if you commit to reading it, it should bring a glimmer of tinsel and mistletoe....

Average Volatility? Markets close on heels of 3%+ losses in honor of George H.W. Bush.

How does the current volatility stack up? Will 2018 end its days with similar volatility—ups and downs on the stock market—as...

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...