Fourth Quarter, 2016 My Comments and Opinions Markets go up. Markets go down. Up is better. Up has been the trajectory of the equity markets in America since the November elections. Why? Perhaps it’s because there’s been a surge of optimism among investors. They seem to be anticipating more jobs in our country, lower taxes, […]

2016 Year-to-Date My Comments and Opinions During the first three quarters of 2016 our economy has been stumbling along at a tepid pace. Where we would hope for a 3% to 4% annual growth rate in a healthy recovery, we have only a mere 1.5% to report so far. Year-to-date the S&P Index is up […]