Randy’s Thoughts

Market Updates

Monthly Tidbits

 

September 2017

Not a day passes that I don’t receive email or some form of solicitation from a private money manager or mutual fund company touting their product or service telling me how well they have performed over the past 6 months or year. Instead of receiving history reports,...

July 2017

It’s hard to turn on the TV, pick up a newspaper or magazine and not see at least one piece concerning the lofty level of the US stock market. In fact most include a piece or 2 about the high price of US stocks and that stocks are due for a sell off. Some point out...

April 20, 2017

Markets are all over the place. Since the election, banks, broker dealers and insurance companies (essentially the financial sector) have been on fire. As of this week the financial sector has given back all of its gains since Trump won the election. How should this...

November 2017

There seems to be no letup in the strong economic data that continues to support a growing US economy and robust stock market. Yet the average number of shares traded on a daily basis is lessening of late and there’ve been many days where more stocks decline in price...

October 2017

Keep an eye on Utility, Tobacco and the stocks of companies you buy regular, everyday household items from. They’re considered staple / defensive stocks. These products or services are used or needed regardless of a bull or bear market. Although neither segment is in...

September 2017

Last month I likened the stock market to a box of chocolates. On any given day, ya never know what you’re gonna get. Remember August 24th 2015? The S&P pulled back 4%. Today (9/1/17) it’s within 1 point of an all-time high.