Neutral, like Switzerland or Sweden? Starting this week, we are expanding the categories in our “Trend” column in an attempt to provide more detailed information about our views on market sector movements. While we have two big trends, Favorable or Unfavorable, there is another state that we sometimes find ourselves in. This is a Neutral state.
The first full week of March produced the worst five-day stretch this year for the major stock indices.
Sometimes words fall out of fashion for no good reason. Take the word yester, which once was used as a prefix before dozens of words to convey the meaning of "previous or preceding". Now only yesterday remains in common usage.
The story of a globally synchronized momentum for increased economic growth was popular in the financial media for most of 2018 — that is until stocks suffered through their worst December since the Great Depression. Then analysts could only see negative trends in every international economic indicator.
The prospect of armies of autonomous automobiles traveling freely through our cities' streets in the near future can be disconcerting to anyone.
From surveys on small business confidence to reports on global freight costs, there is an almost limitless supply of data points that analysts can use to try to predict future economic growth and, subsequently, stock prices. However, the one factor that many market observers will claim dominates, especially recently, the direction of equity indices is the sentiment of the central bankers
Congratulations to Advisor Jimmie Plaskey, CFP® for winning the 2019 Young Professional of the Year award from the Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce. A very well deserved honor.
Once there was a time when writers of English could relax their syntax and let their participles dangle.