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Holiday Shopping Preview

This week we preview the holiday shopping season. Although the market’s attention has been squarely on the election for the past several months, we should not forget how important this time of year is for the U.S. economy — consumer spending...

What a Week

This week we reflect on Donald Trump’s surprising victory and the stock market reaction. With Election Day behind us and the benefit of several days to digest the news, we reflect back on what was quite a week for the stock market. Here we offer...

Earnings Update: End of a Long Drought

Third quarter earnings results mark the end of a long earnings drought. It was not quite as long as the Cubs’ World Series drought (107 years), but we — like Cubs fans — are glad it’s over. Like the Cubs, corporate America has ended its...

Halloween Special: What might scare markets

It’s Halloween, so what else could we do but write about what might scare the markets? We know from the financial media, measures of investor sentiment, and mutual fund outflows from equities and into bonds that investor nervousness is widespread....

Third Quarter 2016 Earnings

We believe the earnings recession may have ended in the third quarter of 2016. As the drags from sharp energy declines and a strong U.S. dollar continue to abate, backed by a pickup in economic growth, the S&P 500 could potentially produce a...

Tips to Help You Retire Early

Think you’re ready to hop off the hamster wheel? It’s getting harder to do. In 2014, just 4 percent of Americans expect to retire before age 55, compared with 15 percent in 1995, a Gallup poll says. Check your preparedness by seeing if you have...