The confidence some prognosticators have in their outlook and advice they give on television never ceases to amaze me. Of course, they aren't held responsible by their clients and advisors for their advice. Regulators do not force them to document and disclose the performance of their advice. And most importantly,
Tag: Consumer Sentiment
Last week was a roller coaster that required nearly nightly updates to the Monday Morning Musings. This was mostly due to the angst and uncertainty over the Fed meeting. With the 2%+ move off the lows in the last hour on Friday, the S&P 500 eked out a
As a financial engineering firm, our focus is on data and how it relates to history. This makes it easier to avoid hyperbole and getting sucked into the latest overreactions in the media and financial markets. As investment managers it has been critical to our nearly 30 years of success
Depending on where you live, you've had your hoodies and flannels out for several weeks or they are still gathering dust in your closet. Here in eastern Virginia, our fall clothes are finally going to make their debut this week after a spectacularly warm fall.
I thought that was fitting
The wait for the Fed to give us more insight into their tapering decisions ended last week, with the tapering set to begin sometime this year. With the Fed's help going away, the market will remove its training wheels. Will that lead to a crash or a sharp pullback like