Record-Breaking Momentum Ignites Warning

In our annual Market Outlook, I mentioned that 2017 was one of the smoothest years for the market in history.  I also wrote in the written supplement to this year’s outlook that if you added up all the days that the market was down in 2017, the total was equivalent to...

Market Outlook and Forecast for 2018

In the past, I’ve always put together a recorded screencast so that readers could follow my mouse and listen to me explain my way through charts, tables, and graphs.  If you’d rather watch the 20-minute video and listen to me talk at you with a cold as I lose my...

The Tax Bill-Made Easy!

No matter the legislation, I’ve never been one to worry (or plan for) any bill until it’s signed.  So, with the bill being signed this afternoon, it’s time to make these new, complex laws simple – all while translating it into language that explains how it affects...

Buy the Dip!

Finally… after the longest stretch since 2014, the S&P 500 managed to pull back over the course of the last couple weeks, to a point where the market became oversold and ripe for a “sale.”  So what’s next? Well, the seasonally weak months of the year ended on...

Proceed with Caution

As I write this week’s commentary, the Dow is finally “breathing” as it slides, on track for the biggest daily decline in two months.  The long and intermediate-term charts still point to blue skies which tell me that any pullbacks that occur in the short term should...