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Time for Caution?


Published April 12, 2019

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Below is a recent market and economic commentary from the folks at Schwab. As with many of their comments this year, they remain quite cautious on the stock market despite its run higher. Here, they explain what they see that causes them some pause: (more…)

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Late-Cycle Sectors Beginning to Shine


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Published January 5, 2018

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Over the past year, there have been numerous articles telling us that the U.S. economy is entering the “late-cycle” phase, a period of about 18 months characterized by rising inflation (and therefore rising interest rates), higher commodity prices, and positive though waning economic growth. (more…)

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This Is Not the Dot Com Boom All over Again


Published November 24, 2017

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Our focus index the Nasdaq 100 (QQQ) has been on fire this year! The article below from the Wall Street Journal notes that unlike the 2000 dot com boom, this tech-fueled rally is built on solid earnings growth. We also note that this year is the first time tech has led the market since the brief post-crash 2003 recovery rally. Here is Riva Gold’s article from this week’s WSJ: (more…)