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Feb 13, 2017 6:00:54 PM

S&P 500 Still Has Much More Room To Move

The equity market continued to chug along last week, as the S&P 500 closed at an all-time high of 2,316.10 on Feb. 10th. So far this year, the S&P 500 is up about 3.5 percent, while the NASDAQ Composite is up about 6.5 percent.

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Jan 16, 2017 6:07:51 PM

The Market Is Expecting Something, We Just Don't Know What

When the year began a couple of weeks ago, we weren't sure how the market would react to the beginning of 2017. Considering all the uncertainty from the incoming administration, it seemed only normal to wait and see which way the winds were blowing.

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Dec 5, 2016 5:19:40 PM

Unemployment Rate Shrinking By Magic, Again

So here we are again! New month, new what I call "Voodoo Employment Numbers." According to official figures, the U.S. economy added 178,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.6 percent, a level not achieved since 2007.

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Nov 30, 2016 5:49:38 PM

Fintech Troubles Topple CAN Capital's CEO Daniel DeMeo

One of the top leaders in the online lending world has taken a tumble as tumult continues to trouble the fintech space.

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Nov 28, 2016 6:41:27 PM

December Decisions Could Fall Like Dominoes In The Financial World

As we enter the final five weeks of the year, there will be plenty of excitement ahead of the holidays to make December far from dull.

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Nov 21, 2016 7:05:20 PM

Markets Still Have A Whole Lot Of Repricing To Do

Since the election, the markets have begun repricing, and it looks like they're far from done. Let's take a quick look at what's been happening:

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Sep 26, 2016 1:42:53 PM

The Yield Curve Has Already Returned To Normal

Did you survive the drama of the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting? Ugh, wasn’t that just painful? Hopefully we won’t have to hear about this anymore until November. This discussion is just getting so painful. When people say that we should "raise rates," the market goes down. If they say we "shouldn’t raise rates," the market goes up. Come on, already! This has been going for nearly a decade. 2008 was almost nine years ago now. Almost, 10 years of my life have been spent hearing about the Fed normalizing the yield curve.

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Sep 19, 2016 5:42:11 PM

You Are Never Too Young To Learn How To Save

Over the past two weeks, I have had the privilege of getting my two daughters ready for school. My oldest daughter just started kindergarten and my youngest just started the two-and-a-half-year program. The whole family's routine has changed: kids getting up earlier, trying to get them to bed earlier. The oldest has to be at the bus stop by 8 a.m. I don’t remember having to get to school that early when I was in kindergarten. Times have changed. Kids seem to start taking on more responsibility at an earlier age.

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Sep 12, 2016 7:30:59 PM

Is The P/E Model Broken?

I hear many people comment that stocks are overvalued and that central bankers have artificially propped up the markets. I thought it would be interesting to analyze this premise and figure out what's really going on and who, if anyone, is right.

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Sep 6, 2016 6:46:37 PM

Market Volatility Far From Over As Long As Doubts Remain

With Labor Day behind us, the summer is unofficially over. Just like families coming back from vacation and kids starting school, Wall Street is no different; they know it's time to get back to work. So, investors will now focus on what lies ahead for the final few months of 2016. Will we get the Lion that roared to start 2016 or will we get the Lamb that we have had all summer?

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