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Rocky Start for Markets in 2016, Math, NCAA Championship and More

A rocky start for markets in 2016. YUP. The worst first week of the year in trading history. DONE. Note that...

Market Alert: All Market Indices Negative for 2015—Got Cash? WE DO.

As of 9/1/2015, all major domestic indices turned negative for the year: 2015 YTD, 3 YR & 5 YR Market Stats...

Market at Risk: Is it Time to Consider Master Limited Partnerships?

In the first quarter of 2015, the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index rose 0.433%, Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) declined 5.228%, and...

MARKET ALERT: December 22, 2014

Last week, in addition to a Santa Claus Rally that is taking us back to market highs, we saw a meaningful...

Is The Ruble Cause To Run? Give Thanks For Yellen, 1998 & Go Shopping

The Russian Ruble is off nearly 50% year-to date in response to the country’s strong dependence on $100/barrel oil and to...

Draghi and Oil A Drag On Markets, It’s Time To Do….Nothing

There was much speculation about whether or not European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi would announce Quantitative Easing (QE) in the...

MARKET ALERT: October 14, 2014

While these markets are NO FUN, this is where markets separate the “men from the boys.”  Will we take opportunity as...

MARKET ALERT: August 8, 2014

Happy August and Happy Friday! All major averages ended up mostly with 1%+ gains today, and the S&P 500 gained ever-so-slightly...