Stocks Turn Bearish

The investment environment continues to deteriorate despite the pickup in economic activity in the U.S. the last couple of years.  As the Big Four Indicators I highlighted recently show, the U.S. economy continues to move in the right direction. Despite the U.S. economy doing well, international economies are performing poorly with few catalysts outside of […]

2018 Investment Strategy Review

Stock and bond market performance has been more volatile in 2018.  After an amazing run in 2017 stocks have become more sensitive to interest rate hikes and potential disruptions in global trade because of ongoing trade negotiations by the Trump administration. Bonds too have seen an increase in volatility as the Federal Reserve increases the […]

The U.S. is Winning the Trade War

If the stock market is any indication, the U.S. is winning the trade war.  It is not just in stock prices.  The South China Morning Post recently published an article on The Bank of China’s move to cut the reserve ratio for lenders; a signal economic policy makers in China are starting to address the […]

Important Change in the IPO Market

It’s an exciting time in the world of innovation and entrepreneurship which is evident in the IPO market. There have been significant changes and I cover them along with interesting details about this important part of the global economy.