Recession Probability Update (RPA) // July 2015

Thursday, July 23 2015 | Leave a comment

Each month I calculate the strength of the US economy using a math based model I call RPA (Recession Probability Analytics). When the number rises above 50 it means the US economy is in the bottom 50% of all economic conditions relative to its history. While far from perfect, the model has had an uncanny…

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Market Update // How to handle this (painful) sideways market

Wednesday, May 6 2015 | Leave a comment

After 3 strong market years the last 6 months has been downright frustrating for many investors. The S&P 500 has come close to breaking into new all-time highs on 3 occasions the past few months, only to fail each time and retreat. To many, this feels like the end of the bull market, and a…

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Market Update – August 27, 2013 – So Really, is the Market Now Correcting?

Tuesday, August 27 2013 | Leave a comment

2013 has so far been without an actual market correction. Sure, there have been a couple very minor 2% to 5% pull backs, but nothing really major. For the most part, US Stocks have been the best game in town and roared to double digit gains without much resistance. However, the past couple weeks there…

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Bernanke’s Impact – Market Update – May 31, 2013

Friday, May 31 2013 | Leave a comment

As mentioned in a previous post, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke made some comments last week that the financial markets didn’t take too kindly. Now that we’ve had some time to let the dust settle, we can clearly see the winners and losers based on his comments. In today’s video I take a look at the…

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Is Today the Start of a Big Stock Market Correction?

Wednesday, May 22 2013 | Leave a comment

Earlier today the stock market hit new intra-day highs for the year…then Ben Bernake, Chairman of the Federal Reserve, dropped a bomb on the markets. The market didn’t like the news, so a 2% selloff occurred in less than 4 hours. Ouch!! So what did Bernake say that drove the markets bonkers? Check out today’s…

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Is a Santa Claus Rally Coming for the Stock Market?

Wednesday, December 5 2012 | Leave a comment

According to Biryini Associates the S&P 500 has risen 76% of the time from the day after Thanksgiving through year end.  This phenomenon is known as a “Santa Claus Rally” as stock markets typically only go up about 55% of all calendar months.  There is actually quite a bit of truth (at least on the…

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Recession Probability Update – August 2012

Monday, July 23 2012 | Leave a comment

Each month I calculate the strength of the US economy using a math based model I call RPA (Recession Probability Analytics). When the number rises above 50 it means the US economy is in the bottom 50% of all economic conditions relative to it history. While far from perfect, the model has had an uncanny…

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Tactical Asset Allocation Monthly Feature – July 2012

Thursday, July 5 2012 | Leave a comment

Below are the most up to date allocations for the Tactical Asset Allocation model I’ve written about on the blog.  For those needing a refresher on what TAA is and why I think it’s important as part of an investment plan just click here to revisit the first post. In the 10 months I’ve freely shared this…

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Tactical Asset Allocation (TAA) Monthly Feature – June 2012

Thursday, June 7 2012 | Leave a comment

Below are the most up to date allocations for the Tactical Asset Allocation model I’ve written about on the blog.  For those needing a refresher on what TAA is and why I think it’s important as part of an investment plan just click here to revisit the first post. In the 9 months I’ve freely shared this…

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Recession Probability Update – June 2012

Sunday, May 20 2012 | Leave a comment

Each month I calculate the strength of the US economy using a math based model I call RPA (Recession Probability Analytics). When the number rises above 50 it means the US economy is in the bottom 50% of all economic conditions relative to it history. While far from perfect, the model has had an uncanny…

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