Wkly Round-Up thru Aug 4th 2017; Party Time, or is it?

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Aug 052017
 

Hey everyone, we have seen over 50 record closes in the major indexes since the US Presidential election putting Trump into the Oval office…will this continue? and what happened to the old market adage, sell in May and go away? Get my take on the markets in our Weekly Round-Up Video

 

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Wkly Round-Up thru July 28th 2017; Lions, Tigers & Bears – Oh My!

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Jul 292017
 

Hey Folks, looking at the markets I am reminded of the classic show, “The Wizard of OZ”. In this case, Oz is our very own Janet Yellen, A.K.A. “Aunt Bee”. This past week the FEDS essentially offered no surprises regarding either our “go forward” interest rate policy ()one more this year and 3 next year), or the BS Reduction (Yellen’s US Balance Sheet Reduction plans which will start relatively soon). But, like the movie, when you take a peak behind the curtain OZ was a short man who had no power in the long run and I believe we will see the same will play out for Yellen. Here is my take on the current markets;

 

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Wkly Round-Up thru July 21st 2017; Should you ride this wave?

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Jul 222017
 

Hey Folks, we’ve seen strong Q2 Corp earnings followed by a lower dollar and thus, giving rise to further growth in US Equity prices. But we are seeing a fundamental shift taking place in the Global markets which could impact where we go from here. Get my take on the current markets.

 

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Wkly Round-Up thru July 7th 2017; Shoot Out at OK Corral!

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Jul 082017
 

Well, we are now into the Summer months of July and August here in the US which has traditionally been the weakest time of year for all US Indexes. This is also a period of time where we see trading volumes move lower while seeing the prospects of Volatility moving higher. Get my take on the current markets here,

 

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