In addition to flipping out about interest rates that have not even moved yet, the US dollar continues to strengthen. This is primarily because around the globe, folks are realizing the banks in Europe are essentially paralyzed. There are worries the “quantitative easing” program begun in Europe (only yesterday!) may not be enough. [Read More] The Stock Market Can Be Like A Moody Teenager
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Last week, it was announced Apple will be added to the Dow Jones Industrial Average on March 19th. Since the Dow Jones holds just 30 stocks, one has to go. AT&T is being dropped on that day. [Read More] Apple Getting Added to the Dow Jones Industrial Average
Uncertainty can be really scary. Scary enough to discourage action of any kind. Think about it: when you have a big project to get done, like remodeling your kitchen, that feeling of “Where do I start?”, begins to creep in. What happens next? Unless you take some initiative and find out a good way to… [Read More] Don’t Let Uncertainty Intimidate You
Market Commentary March 5, 2015: NASDAQ closed above 5000. This last happened 15 years ago. Also, Yellen hopes to avoid upsetting markets when rates rise. [Read More] Market Commentary March 5, 2015
Stephen Suttmeier made a pretty interesting commentary regarding the NYSE chart. After we found this on Josh Brown’s website, we wanted to share it with you! Recently, the focus on many investors, and many market-related news articles, have been about the NASDAQ and how it reached 5,000. Don’t get me wrong, that’s a great thing,… [Read More] Keep Your Eyes On the RIGHT Chart!
In early 2015, we see the Federal Reserve preparing to raise interest rates. Well, they are trying to prepare Wall Street for the “raising of the rates.” Quick story: When the kids were very young, one of our lads in particular would repeatedly fly into an epic meltdown when we announced it was “time to… [Read More] Federal Reserve Preparing to Raise Interest Rates