Weekly Market Commentary

  • September 12, 2016 - Market Update

    It’s been another week of volatility in the markets. Contributing to some of the issues we are seeing is the growing US trade gap which increased in June by 7%, as well as the selloff of shares in media companies. Viacom’s 12% loss combined with Walt Disney Co. stocks dropping 8.38% as of Monday have contributed to a greater than 1 [...]

  • September 12, 2016 - Market Update

    Week in Review Investors were taken on a historic ride last week with big moves in both directions. Volatility, as measured by the VVIX, doubled for a brief time on Monday and hit an all time high. The three day sum of the S&P 500's price distance from it's 50 day moving average was 14.07 standard deviations, a number not seen since the [...]

  • September 12, 2016 - The volatility continues

    Week in Review This past week has been relatively calm, however this week and next are likely to bring some excitement back to the markets. Wednesday: The Fed will release its next policy statement. While it is unlikely that they will increase rates, the real question is whether there be a rate hike in December. Investors will be look [...]

  • September 12, 2016 - Market Update

    Week in Review if you haven't heard, last week Congress managed to not only create and pass a budget deal to raise the debt ceiling, but got it signed into law. The deal covers the Federal budget through Mid-March of 2017. Asian markets have rebounded recently and are headed for their best month in more than six months, mainly based [...]

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