Stock Market

February 12, 2018

Expect More Volatility (Audio)

On the Trey Ware Show this morning, Karl & Trey discussed the recent volatility in the stock market and while it may last a little longer.  Plus, they discussed the problem with rising interest rates.

February 5, 2018

Is The Economy Too Good?

On the Trey Ware Show this morning, Karl & Trey discussed last week’s poor performance for the stock market.

January 31, 2018

Dow 100,000

Recently, the Dow Jones crossed 26,000 and investors marveled on how this is possible.  Is it conceivable that we would see Dow 100,000 in our lifetimes?

January 2, 2018

It’s A New Year But Should Anything Change?

On the Trey Ware show this morning, Karl discussed the new year and what should change if anything.  Also, confidence is building.  Is that a bad thing?

November 2, 2017

It’s Not Over Yet

Owning individual stocks (as opposed to ETFs or mutual funds) can be rewarding, but can also test your patience and ultimately cause an investor to lose a lot of money.  Deciding when to hold a stock is the most critical part of the investment proces

October 24, 2017

The Dow Jones Is Due For A Rest

Good earnings from Dow Jones components pushed the index to another record high today.  The recent move has caused the large cap index to become very overbought in the short-term. 

October 18, 2017

You Didn’t Make That Much Money Today…And That’s Ok

When I’m in a general discussion with someone about the market, they inevitably say something to the effect, “Boy that Dow keeps on going up.  Didn’t it recently cross 22 or 23?”  I say yes and discuss the markets in general wondering if they know what that really means.

October 16, 2017

The Calmest Year Ever For The Stock Market

On the Trey Ware Show today, Karl discussed the lack of volatility and how calling tops hasn’t worked the last several years.  Corrections will come and we’re certainly due for one but with the economic strength, the demand for stocks, lack of supply of stocks, and a slow moving Federal Reserve, stocks look poised to continue higher in the medium term.

October 12, 2017

Not All Bear Markets Are The Same

While the major U.S. stock market indices have been making records and arguably becoming more expensive, the question is when will the next bear market take the stock market down?  While that is a fair question and a concern of ours as well, one cannot paint this market with the typical broad brush.  Over the long-term, not all stocks move together in bull or bear markets.  The financial crisis was an anomaly where everything went down together.  In other words, diversification didn’t help.  Holding cash, treasury bonds, and your breath was the only escape of the bear’s wrath.

September 25, 2017

Why Billionaires Buy Sports Teams

Karl joined Trey Ware this morning on the Trey Ware Show to discuss the huge tax write off that billionaires get when they buy sports teams. Also, Karl & Trey discussed how the Federal Reserve is taking off the training wheels.

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