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S&P 500 Reaching new All-Time Highs

September 9, 2020

Looking at the contraction in the economy, it would befair to assume that the stock market would reflect themany indicators that signify a downturn. As recently as February, 2020, the economy was goingstrong and looked like nothing could take the wind out of its sails. The impact of the pandemic was unrelentingand hurt many segments… View Article

Markets Rally Back Despite Pandemic

August 24, 2020

The slogan of the day should be that “you just can’tget a super-charged economy down.” In the faceof a resurgence in the first wave of the coronaviruspandemic, many stocks charge ahead. The pandemic has created winners and losers for sureas some sectors have been decimated and others weretailor-made for this new normal. A couple of… View Article

The Impact of Working and Schooling from Home

August 10, 2020

During the summer months, parents are accustomedto having their kids at home. Sometimes a summercamp is on the schedule or a summer vacation. Exceptfor parents who provide home schooling, it is a rarityto have school-age children home year-round. The coronavirus pandemic and its many societalchanges may force that reality on many Americanfamilies as the new… View Article

Growth Stocks Outperform Value During the Pandemic

July 8, 2020

When you consider what makes a value stock a valuestock, it would seem to stand to reason that value stockswould be leading all stocks during this global pandemic.After all, when the bottom dropped out of the market,there were some innocent bystanders who got sweptup in the downward spiral. While the Dow and S&P have been… View Article

World Tensions; Not for the Market

February 24, 2020

There has been little to rattle the confidence of equity investor in recent months as geopolitical events, around the world, have come and gone. The mullahs in Iran, the lack of an agreement between Great Britain and the EU, the ruling class in China, skirmishes in the Middle East or the U.S. political landscape, have… View Article

Stocks Reaching Fresh All-Time Highs

December 17, 2019

The Spring of this year saw the decade-long mark of the longest running bull market in U.S. history. On March 9, the S & P 500 celebrated the 10-year anniversary since the index hit a low in 2009. By October 9, the index had hit 2,919.40, a 330 percent increase over 10 years. By November… View Article