S&P 500 closes at new high

The S&P 500 closed at a record high again on Tuesday as a broad-based move in sectors showed some life for stocks. Earnings remain at the forefront of investors’ minds despite the rising discussions of Read More

More questions than answers

A new week and a new month start with more questions about the outlook for equities than investors had answers. The result was more of a tug-o-war with buyers and sellers than anything. More money Read More

Markets end the week on a negative note

Earnings from Amazon impacted investor sentiment on Friday with the stock down 7.6%. The consumer discretionary sector took the worst of it down 2%. The bigger impact on the day came from all the headlines Read More

Rotation to cyclicals push markets higher

The markets were positive overall for the day as the cyclical sectors took the leadership role. Big tech stumbled some as earnings didn’t impress investors enough to attract money. Money did find its way into Read More

It is all about the Fed and earnings

The week started smooth enough, but we knew it would come down to earnings and the FOMC meeting on Wednesday. Monday was like watching paint dry, Tuesday dropped as technology earnings were up to overblown Read More