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August 14, 2022
Favorable Equity Market Technicals
For some equity market strategists, their primary focus in evaluating the market's future direction is the price action of the market itself as well as the…
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August 8, 2022
Recession or Not
Undoubtedly the current investing environment for investors is as tough a one as there has been for some time. Compounding interpretation of the data now is…
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July 24, 2022
The Bulls Regain Some Footing
The S&P 500 Index closed out the week ending July 22 with a gain of 2.57%. Since mid-June the weekly return for the market has alternated between a positive…
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July 12, 2022
Summer 2022 Investor Letter: A Bear Of A Market
The first half of 2022 has been a series of near records for both the economy and the investment markets. Inflation is at a level last seen in 1982, the S&P…
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July 12, 2022
Small Businesses In A Sour Mood
The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index has fallen a near record thirteen points from a year ago. The June Index level was reported at 89.5 and the NFIB report…
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July 11, 2022
Investors Remain Bearish, Maybe A Positive For Equities
Both individual and institutional investors continue to express a low level of bullishness, levels generally associated with equity market bottoms. There does…
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June 24, 2022
Maybe The Beginning Of An Equity Market Recovery
The S&P 500 Index closed up 6.33% for the week ending June 24, 2022. For investors this feels like an enormous win after the market was down -10.93% in the…
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June 24, 2022
Investor Sentiment Remains Decidedly Bearish
Both individual and institutional investor sentiment is expressing bearishness on future equity returns. The AAII individual investor sentiment survey bull…
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June 21, 2022
Might An Equity Market Bottom Be Near?
The current market environment is certainly one of the most difficult ones navigated by investors in recent years. Incorporating some of the technical…
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June 7, 2022
Companies May Become More Focused On Dividends As Bond Yields Rise
The increase in the 10-year US treasury yield has made bonds more competitive from an income standpoint versus the dividend yield of stocks in the S&P 500…
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May 10, 2022
Record Number Of Small Businesses Not Expecting Better Business Conditions
The National Federation of Independent Businesses reported no change in the Small Business Optimism Index for April, remaining at 93.2. However, small…
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May 6, 2022
Financial Market Update May 6 2022
After a tough April, the first four months of 2022 have not been rewarding for investors. As of the…
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