Stock Market Reports Loss For The Week – Is True Unemployment 13.8%?

Stock Market Wraps Up The Week With Another Loss The past week saw the stock market record losing days every day of the week except for Thursday.  Primary factors contributing to the losses this week are the recent surge in interest rates, a prediction of slower growth in the USA by the International Monetary Fund, … Continue reading

Just Right Goldilocks Economy Propels Stocks Higher

S&P 500 Finishes The Week At Its Highs Stocks began the week by gaining almost 1% on Monday.  However the recent market correction of approximately 4% from their May 21st highs along with recent talk of the Federal Reserve tapering their easy monetary policies caused the stock market to give back Mondays gains. By the … Continue reading

Job Market Gains Propels Stock Market To All Time Highs

Stocks Continue To Do What They Do Best In 2013 – Go Higher Another week is in the books and as with most other weeks in 2013, the stock market again finished higher than the previous week. As a matter of fact the S&P 500 closed at a new all time record high of 1,614. … Continue reading

Stocks Are Loving 2013 – Local Real Estate Continues Higher

USA Stock Markets Continue To Outperform The excellent run in the USA stock markets that began on January 1st of this year continued this week as the S&P 500 gained 1.7% and closed within 15 points of it’s recent all time highs. Leading the stock market higher were the more economically sensitive stocks which brought … Continue reading

Stocks Stay Put – Get Your Low Interest Rates Before They Are Gone

Stock Market Takes The Long Way Home The markets got off to a rocky start on Monday as the S&P 500 fell 1.8%.  The Volatility index (which measures fear in the market) surged 35% – one of the biggest one day move in volatility in the past 10 years.  It appears that investors still have … Continue reading

S&P 500 Closes Down For the Week – First Time in 2013

Two Days of Losses- Is the Rally Over? The strong run in the USA stock markets that began on January 1st finally came to an end this past week.  For the first time in 2013, the stock markets had back to back days of losses on Wednesday & Thursday which resulted in about a 2% … Continue reading

Individual Investors Return To Markets…… At Six Year Highs

The Stock Markets picked up right where they left off at the end of the month of January.  For the first eight days of February, the stock markets have continued to respond to each short term sell- off by once again working their way higher. The S&P 500 closed this week at 1,518 – which … Continue reading

Stock Market Climbs To Highest Levels Since 2007

Stocks Continue To Crawl Higher In 2013 Continuing right where the stock market left off last week, stocks spent the first three days of this week moving sideways before resuming their march higher and breaking out for a 1% gain on Thursday and Friday. 2013 continues to be a very giving year to investors from … Continue reading

Stock Markets Close At Five Year Highs

A Nice Start To 2013 2013 has been a very giving year – so far – from the stock markets both here and throughout the world.  Today on Friday January 11th, the S&P 500 closed at 1,472 – a new 5 year closing high for the USA stock markets. We had predicted a sharp move … Continue reading

Stocks Fall as Hopes For a Fiscal Cliff Solution Grows Dim

Stocks Finish The Week at their Lows – Volatility Surges Higher The Stock Market  spent the majority of the past week in the red as hope for a fiscal deal faded.  The S&P 500 opened at it’s highs for the week on Monday morning but from then on steadily sold off throughout the week. On … Continue reading

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