Embracing Risk | January 29, 2022

Embracing Risk After operating in an environment where risks were clearly backstopped by the Federal Reserve. For investors, the world we have known for at least the last 13 years was on course for a fundamental change. The message that investors should be hearing loud and clear is that that there are risks that can’t […]
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Crazy Headlines of the Week | October 23, 2021

Crazy Headlines of the Week This week seemed to bring headline after headline that simply caused us to mutter “this is crazy”. ‘Shortage’ appears to be the key word in those stories, whether it is shortage of goods or commodities or the shortage of common sense in Congress. And who knows what’s going on in […]
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Houston, Do We Have a Problem? | October 16, 2021

Houston, Do We Have a Problem? On Apollo 13, the problem was quickly recognized. In today’s economy, there are still plenty of questions. We hate to be part of the gloom crew, but when you step back and look at the world through a wide-angle lens, it’s is increasingly hard to be optimistic. The world […]
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Don’t Count Your Chickens… | August 14, 2021

Don’t Count Your Chickens… There was a lot of talk about infrastructure this week and much of it was rather confusing. First the Senate passed the $1 trillion bi-partisan infrastructure bill, which addresses traditional infrastructure spending, like roads, bridges, broadband, community redevelopment, etc. That was followed shortly thereafter by passage of a $3.5 trillion budget […]
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Is Big Oil Dead? | June 5, 2021

Is Big Oil Dead? Energy stocks have been on a tear in 2021 as the economy re-opens. The Biden Administration is pushing hard for Green Technology. Ironically, that could make oil and gas reserves more valuable. The best performing sector this year has been energy, rising almost 6% this week alone and 47% YTD, as […]
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Phil Palumbo’s Stocks to Watch: DOCU, LUV, DAL

TD Ameritrade Interview Phil Palumbo provides his take on the most recent rally which is part of the overall economic reflation trade. He sees areas in the market that are overvalued such as certain technology growth stocks, versus cyclical value stocks in airlines. Phil also sees secular tailwinds in post Covid-19 technology names like DOCU […]
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