May 12, 2020

The Markets – May 12, 2020

The stock market is not the economy. It’s an important point to remember when headlines marvel that U.S. stock markets are moving higher while the U.S. […]
May 5, 2020

The Markets – May 5, 2020

There are signs COVID-19 may be in retreat. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control reported, overall in the United States, for the week ending April […]
May 1, 2020

The Markets – May 1, 2020

We live in interesting times. There is discussion about whether the saying, “May you live in interesting times,” is a blessing or a curse. At this […]
April 21, 2020

The Markets – April 21, 2020

Last week’s economic data was about what you might expect in the midst of a virus crisis that has shut down businesses and forced people to […]
April 16, 2020

The Markets – April 16, 2020

Why is the stock market doing so well when the COVID-19 pandemic has yet to peak? At the end of last week, the Centers for Disease […]
April 7, 2020

The Markets – April 7, 2020

In the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy says to her little dog, “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” Today, many of us understand Dorothy’s […]
March 25, 2020

The Markets – March 24, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) continued to spread across the United States last week. On Friday, March 13, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported there were 1,629 […]
March 18, 2020

The Markets – March 18, 2020

Last week was one for the history books. Mid-week, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared coronavirus a global pandemic. At the time, there were more than […]
March 13, 2020

The Markets – March 10, 2020

Last week, market volatility reached levels that make many investors uncomfortable. On Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged higher, delivering its biggest one-day point gain […]