Well everybody the day is here. We will finally know what the Fed has chosen to do in regards to interest rates. That is at least until the next meeting, and the one after that. My predictions for today: People will overreact, and in the long run it won’t have much of an impact either… [Read More] Tim’s Top Links – 9/21/16
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With some of the doomsday headlines you read on MarketWatch and CNBC, you would think the markets were currently in a free fall and the world was ending. While it’s the media’s job to get people to read their content, these headlines are far from accurate. Most major indices are off only a couple percent… [Read More] Tim’s Top Links – 9/20/16
Happy Fed Week everybody! I’m not entirely sure if ‘happy’ is the right word there. It will be interesting to keep an eye on everything as the week goes on though that is for sure. My crystal ball is STILL in the shop, so we will just need to wait and see. (I really need… [Read More] Tim’s Top Links – 9/19/16
On this day 8 years ago, Lehman Brothers crumbled to the ground. While I was not in the industry when this happened, reading all of the articles and headlines from the days surrounding the collapse is absolutely fascinating. I recommend you all read up on Lehman Brothers as well because, like we were always told… [Read More] Tim’s Top Links – 9/15/16
I’ve always heard there are 2 certainties in this life: death and taxes. Well, it’s getting to the point now where you can add a third thing to that exclusive list: people will overreact to whatever the Fed does. Leading up to every single Fed meeting for what seems like forever, people have been speculating… [Read More] Tim’s Top Links – 9/14/16
During what seems to be a bit of an ‘exhale’ in the US equity markets, there are a couple of old market adages to keep in mind: When dealing with the market, it’s often “2 steps and stumble”, and “the stock market is the only place where when there’s a sale, the customers run out… [Read More] Tim’s Top Links – 9/13/16