Our periodic update to clients regarding current market news and information.

DECEMBER 30, 2015

2015 Round Up 2015…..OIL, THE FED and CHINA Through all of these events the US market exhibited resilience. The US corporations would have performed better without these headwinds. So today we sit with a slightly positive principal return on the S&P500, the inclusion of dividends brings that return up. The Nasdaq was the clear US…

NOVEMBER 23, 2015

November, like the rest of 2015, has been a reaction to the recent “Fed Speak” and Geo-Political events.   On November 6th, the Fed’s targeted mandate of a 5% unemployment rate was reached.   This caused a flurry of re-adjustments to portfolios, as the consensus of a December rate hike increased in probability.   The expectations of…

October 8, 2015

Since Janet Yellen’s last announcement, the markets have been responding mostly to US political rhetoric and other geopolitical issues. This past week we saw a surge in Oil Prices with a 5% leap on Tuesday alone. We believe that some volatility will remain in the US market as Earnings Season begins today, bringing opportunities in…

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