February 2020

Seems like 2020 is starting off a whole lot different than 2019. Volatility’s back. Keep in mind, it’s part of the normal cycle. Corrections happen. Don’t be fooled. As always, stay nimble, be tactical, and know what you own.

January 2020

The S&P 500 index is unmanaged and can’t be invested in directly, so be careful what you read. While true it rose roughly 28% (past performance is not a guarantee for future results) for the 2019 calendar year, keep in mind it started 2019 down nearly 20% from its...

January 2020

Recession. Trade wars. Inverted yield curve. Brexit. Negative interest rates. Impeachment. Crash. Financial Armageddon. Regardless of the information source, 2019 has been nothing short of a daily barrage of what I refer to as negative reinforcement. In fact, I...

December 2019

Until the work required to iron out a trade deal stops being played out on twitter and various other means, expect some wild days for stocks. Of all the trends I follow, economists and money managers I read, as of the date of this writing manufacturing continues to...

November 2019

Life has a way of reining us in from our daily routines, reminding us of what really matters. Friday, October 25th at 5:08 PM was one such occasion for me and my family. That’s when we learned our 3 ½ year old granddaughter Adeline (Addie) Miles was diagnosed with a...