Searching for Goldilocks | July 9, 2022

Searching for Goldilocks Watching the stock market these days is very easy, but also very frustrating. Good news is bad news and vice versa. Case in point was Friday’s employment report. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 372,000 in June, well above the 250,000 Street estimate and the unemployment rate remained at 3.6%. What was the reaction […]
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Looking for One Foot Bars | May 14, 2022

Looking for One Foot Bars After a difficult start to 2022, the tone of markets has become decidedly worse over the last 2 weeks, notwithstanding the rally on Friday, as markets appear to be shifting their focus from an inflation problem to a growth problem (i.e. a looming recession). The S&P 500 is now down […]
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Bear Market Bounces | February 5, 2022

Bear Market Bounces Investopedia describes a bear market rally as follows: “…a period inside of a bear market in which prices of stocks temporarily increase, sometimes quite sharply, before returning to new lows. This rise in prices is typically a short-lived increase, sometimes lasting anywhere from days to months, amidst an overall long-term downward trend […]
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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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It Gets Worse Before It Gets Better | January 15, 2022

It Gets Worse Before It Gets Better Sometimes Wall St. gets so involved in the details that it misses the forest for the trees. And then there are times when we are brought back to the simple basics and that happened this week in a webinar from DoubleLine Capital founder, Jeff Gundlach. Here is the […]
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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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