Tag: volatility

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 […]

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 […]

Can There Be A Bear Market When The Economy Is In Such Good Shape?

Economy  |   February 20, 2018  |  
Mike Sanders

Given the recent volatility in equities, investors remain concerned about whether we are on the cusp of a bear market.  A recent report by Alejandra Grindal of Ned Davis Research examines whether we are likely to experience a bear market given the recent signs of a robust economy.  Her work suggests the global economy is […]