The nearly 6% drop in the S&P 500 on Thursday obviously surprised a lot of people. Over the last two weeks we saw some very big name firms allocate a large amount of money to stocks – specifically small cap stocks. This large influx of cash and the broadening
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October has been a tough month for the stock market. Here’s a brief explanation of what caused the sell-off, what is likely to happen going forward, how SEM’s models have reacted, & what you should be doing right now.
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So something happened Wednesday & continued on Thursday. Something that seems to be completely out of the ordinary over the past 10 years of bullish markets. A 3% one-day S&P 500 drop will surely halt the record gains that the economy has been
Back in February during the 10 day S&P 500 correction I introduced an analogy about speeding (click here to read it.) Back then the “car in the median” was inflation. My conclusion then was it was not a cop, but enough people were racing along at
I shouldn’t be surprised how quickly the consensus changes in the market. 2 weeks ago I was at a CFA dinner and all but a handful of the 350 CFA’s in attendance expected the market to close 2018 higher. Surveys of individual and institutional investors alike