Tag: economy

March Madness

Economy, Stock Market  |   April 3, 2018  |  
Russ Norwood

Volatility has continued to be a factor as rising interest rates and trade war threats have been the latest brick in the “wall of worry” to give market participants pause.  Market technicians are comparing the characteristics to the decline on April 2nd to the year lows that were established February 5th and so far, things […]

Finding the Next Unicorn

Stock Market, Trends  |   March 16, 2018  |  
Mike Sanders

Would you like a head start identifying the next technology Unicorn? Each year Global Silicon Valley attempts to do just that by publishing their Pioneer 250 list of companies.  To make the list a company must be privately held and venture backed with less than $1B market value.  They must also be able to impact […]

Tariffs, Market Volatility, And Your Portfolio

Economy  |   March 5, 2018  |  
Ryan Halls

On March 1, President Trump announced that he would impose a 25% tariff on steel and 10% on aluminum, following a Commerce Department report that warned that reliance on imported steel was undermining American security. The announcement set off a 420 point drop in the Dow Jones on Thursday. There will be winners and losers […]