Politics

May 17, 2017

TODAY’S TOP 10 (OR SO) 5-17-2017

A politically driven stock market drop highlight TTTOS.

August 26, 2016

Are We at the Beginning of a Bull Market?

While stocks certainly aren’t cheap (at least U.S. stocks), the market continues to push higher. And yet, everyone we talk to thinks the market is destined to drop especially around the election. We put our thinking caps to try and remember another time that was similar in terms of the stock market and sentiment.

July 14, 2016

TODAY’S TOP 10 (OR SO) 7-14-2016

Helicopter Ben (ex-head of the Fed) strikes again. And, a surprise from the Bank of England highlight TTTOS.

July 13, 2016

TODAY’S TOP 10 (OR SO) 7-13-2016

A change across the pond and an unprecedented fight highlight today’s TTTOS.

July 5, 2016

TODAY’S TOP 10 (OR SO) 7-5-2016

The 4-day “stocks up” streak came to an end. In this post-holiday edition of TTTOS, we’ll focus on the good, the bad, and the ugly.

January 12, 2015

An Evening with Steve Forbes

Steve Forbes has always had a passion for a better America. He’s best known for being the editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine. He twice ran for president of the United States. Once in 1996 and then again in 2000.

Last Thursday evening, I had the privilege of being asked to attend an event in San Antonio where Mr. Forbes spoke about his new book, Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy – and What We Can Do About It. Before the event, I got to meet Mr. Forbes.

October 7, 2013

The Effect Of A Government Shutdown

The last time the government shut down was December 1995. I could write a book about what it means to our country and the long-term effects. Our main goal in this article is to see what effect a government shutdown has on our money.

August 28, 2013

Featured Chart Of The Day – August 28, 2013

Oil (based on WTI Crude) is now sitting at its 2013 high, just north of $110, based on fears of a U.S. military strike against Syria.  Today’s featured chart is a picture of the recent breakout (seen on the right) and the next possible levels from a technical perspective.  

November 6, 2012

What Should We Expect After The Election?

Author: Casey Keller, CFA The election is finally here and today is the day that millions of Americans will cast their vote.  There are several views on how the stock market might perform depending on the outcome.  Rather than trying to predict the future based on hypoteticals, we’re simply going to show the last 10 election years and how the stock […]

October 2, 2012

SPECIAL REPORT: The Fiscal Cliff

One major overhang for investors and the financial markets is the so-called “fiscal cliff”.  That’s the combination of $607 billion of expiring tax cuts and expenditures that will take place at the end of 2012 should Congress not act.