Political Divide/Markets/Social Security

Political Divide/Markets/Social Security   Last week I had the pleasure of following the Markets, politics and the on-going political divide from sunny Riviera Maya, Mexico. Certainly made the weeks’ events more relaxing!   The Markets   For the week, the Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite and the Russell 2000 were all up marginally, continuing the […]

Stop Back Next Monday, February 11th For Our Next Blog

Our Blog Is On Vacation This Week   Our Blog is taking a little R&R this week; please stop back next Monday, February 11th, when our Blog will resume its normal weekly schedule.   Have an awesome week! Paul & Sheral

Earnings Reports and Guidance – How will China, Rates, Gov’t Shutdown impact?

        Earnings Reports and Guidance How will China, Rates, Gov’t Shutdown Impact?     We seem to be playing the same game I played as a kid, “Kick the Can Down the Road”. In addition to extending the China/US Tariff increases for 3 months, we have now reopened the government for 3 […]

FORWARD LOOKING STOCK MARKET…OR JUST A BOUNCE?

  FORWARD LOOKING STOCK MARKET… OR JUST A BOUNCE?   The Stock Market is supposed to be a forward looking indicator of how the economy will be performing at some point in the future, typically six months to a year. So, is the strong move upward, so far this year, indicating the economy will continue […]

Government Shutdown, the Fed, China, Earnings and the Markets

      Government Shutdown, the Fed, China, Earnings and the Markets     As of today, the partial Government Shutdown is 24 days old, the longest on record. Appears to be a total standstill as President Trump is insisting on funds to build a Wall to protect our border and House Democrats say they […]