Market Commentary: Week Ending 8/05/2011

2011-08-08T07:09:16+00:00August 8, 2011|Market Commentary|

It was not a great week to have a baby and be an investment advisor!  Luckily, the hospital had WiFi and Fox Business on the TV.  I was able to welcome our family’s newest addition, Alexis Karen, on Tuesday.  In addition, I sold the remaining investments in my client’s portfolios as their prices dropped below their respective 200-day EMAs.  The last trades were placed on Wednesday, which means we were able to avoid the losses [...]

Market Commentary: Week Ending 4/8/2011

2011-04-11T05:58:49+00:00April 11, 2011|Market Commentary|

This past week started strong as the major indexes finished up for the first few days of the week.  However, things took a turn for the worse when another earthquake shook Japan.  In addition to the tragedy in Japan, the conflict in Libya heated up, and a potential government shutdown loomed.  All these factors combined led to a week of low trading volume as investors waited to see how everything would play out. [...]

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