Despite speculation about a possible recession on the horizon, the stock market held its own in the quarter ended September 30. The usual fears – a seasonally weak period, inverted yield curve and perhaps negative interest rates, declining world trade and other
In a recent op-ed, Gov. Phil Murphy stated that “New Jersey is getting stronger” but cited no data in support of that claim. In fact, the most recent data shows New Jersey tied for dead last among states in the mainland U.S.
The stock market ended the quarter near a record high, and so did your account. On the other hand, although we are near all-time highs, the market isn’t far from where it was eighteen months ago. It goes up on good economic
The mini-panic of the last quarter of 2018 seems like a distant memory as 2019 witnessed the best start for the S&P 500 in over 20 years. The bad things that were supposed to happen early this year, notably Fed rate hikes
The stock market began 2018 with a bit of euphoria in January accompanied by many presidential tweets that seemed to tempt fate. After one mid-winter scare it drifted modestly higher until mid-October, and then abruptly accelerated to the downside culminating with December
The stock market has turned in its strongest quarter of the year so far despite the Fed’s recent quarter point increase in short-term interest rates. We had a profitable quarter. Our stock picking skills are intact as we are running ahead of