March 2020 Spotlight

February was a down month for the markets.  The DOW lost 5.7%, the S&P lost 4.45%, and the NASDAQ registered a loss of 2.6%. These results were driven by the evolving uncertainty and fear posed by the coronavirus. This major drop came after all time market highs...

July 2019 Spotlight

June was a very good month for the markets, and in fact allowed the S&P 500 average to hit an all-time high yesterday. The DOW gained +7.96%, the S&P gained 6.9%, and the NASDAQ marked a 9.47% increase. For the year to date, the DOW is positive at +16.25%, the...

May Monthly Spotlight

Economically, we still see no factors which suggest the overall expansion is ending; it is slowing. GDP was positive in April and remains at an annualized +2.5% rate according to Kiplinger; during the first quarter GDP grew by 3.2%. Inflation remains muted at the FED...

April Newsletter

March was solid month. The results for March were:  Dow +0.02%, the S&P 500 +1.8% and the NASDAQ was +2.8%.  Since the highs in the Fall 2018, the Dow is still down 0.09% the S&P500 down 2.24% and the NASDAQ is down 3.06%.  Three solid months have occurred,...

March Newsletter

February was a positively solid month. The results for February were:  Dow +3.97%, the S&P 500 +3.55% and the NASDAQ was +4.65%.  Since the highs in the Fall 2018, the Dow is still down 2.32% however, the S&P500 down 4.38% and the NASDAQ is down 5.65%.  Two...