“The herd instincts among the forecasters makes sheep look like independent thinkers.” – Edgar R. Fiedler

Weekly Market Commentary

What’s Priced In | Weekly Market Commentary | April 15, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS We look at what’s priced into stocks following year-to-date strength to help gauge potential impact of surprises and disappointments. When we look at what’s not priced in, we see several possible surprises that could propel the stock market to new highs....

Q1 Earnings Preview | Weekly Market Commentary | April 8, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS We expect roughly flat earnings for the first quarter, putting the seven-quarter streak of growth in jeopardy The picture seems quite a bit better when looking beyond the first quarter, which we see as a trough in growth. We expect enough economic growth...

The Bull Turns 10 | Weekly Market Commentary | March 4, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS During the 10-year bull market, the S&P 500 Index has more than quadrupled in value. It might be the longest bull market, but the 1990s bull market saw substantially higher returns. Market breadth continues to support higher equity prices and...