A Fresh New Year – SMU 12/15/17

A Fresh New Year – SMU 12/15/17

  A fresh new year as institutions and retail traders alike get to turn the page on 2017 and start their portfolios with a clean slate. As each year goes by, not much seems to change it seems. As 2017 closed, the markets were white hot and up nearly 20% for the year....
2017 Market Review

2017 Market Review

  Quite an interesting week with SPY moving to the red at the last hours of today’s trading session. The index was down 0.43% on the week, but all major indices ended the year strong with SPY up 19.5%, the Dow 25.2% and Nasdaq up 28.2%. Overall, each of the major...
Another All Time High – SMU 12/15/17

Another All Time High – SMU 12/15/17

  Another week has passed us by and another all-time high has been cemented in the history books. Historically we always see a bullish December month, as is appropriately named, the Santa Clause rally. This December seems to be no different as the market ends the week...
A Less Erratic Week – SMU 12/08/17

A Less Erratic Week – SMU 12/08/17

  Another week has passed us by as we get close to wrapping up the 2017 year. The markets pulled back to start the week as the tech sector sold off hard. The tax plan didn’t have much of a positive impact on the markets as hoped but by Thursday, the US Benchmark...
What A Doozy! – SMU 12/01/17

What A Doozy! – SMU 12/01/17

  Oh boy, what a doozy it’s been. This week was supposed to be a slow week in the markets with limited economic releases and events, but as we know it turned out to be anything but. S&P500 started the week off relatively slow and started moving upwards...
WEEKLY MARKET SNAPSHOT 10/27/17

WEEKLY MARKET SNAPSHOT 10/27/17

The Market       A record week for the US markets (again) as the Tech Sector lifts the S&P500 this Friday thanks to outstanding earnings results from Amazon, Microsoft, Intel etc. Take a look at today’s big movers on the heatmap below;     The S&P500...