July 2018

July 2018

As opening lines go, “I love the circus,” may not be as compelling as, “All children, except one, grow up,” yet it is appropriate for these times. Three-ring political summits, high wire trade tensions, and caged immigration policies have brought a sense of mayhem to...
January 2018

January 2018

Spurred by a slowly accelerating economy and pro-business policies that have pushed deregulation and a major corporate tax break, blue skies led to very green stock prices in 2017. Potential clouds of rising interest rates, nuclear weapons in North Korea, and higher...
January 2017

January 2017

It is not unusual for elections to have an immediate impact on stock prices as optimism is a powerful force in the short-term. Between election day and the end of 2016, the S&P 500 index rose by 4.6%. In the same time frame, it rose by 3.8% for Clinton, 4.2% for...