Recession Probability (RPA) Update – December 2013

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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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Tactical Asset Allocation (TAA) Update – December 2013

Friday, December 13 2013 | 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. Previous Month Recap As 2013 winds down, it appears financial…

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What will the Stock Market do the Rest of 2013?

Thursday, December 5 2013 | Leave a comment

The S&P 500 looks to be heading down 4 consecutive days, something that has rarely happened over the past year. This begs the question, “what will happen the rest of 2013?” In today’s market update video I take a look at the short, intermediate, and long term trend of the US stock market.  I also…

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Market Update – November 25, 2013

Monday, November 25 2013 | Leave a comment

With US markets continuing their climb to all-time highs, this update video shows both the shorter term and longer term trends in the market. Clearly, it has been a good time to invest in stocks (specifically US stocks). What’s not so clear is how long this rally will last. Check out today’s market update video…

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Tactical Asset Allocation (TAA) Update – November 2013

Monday, November 25 2013 | 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. Previous Month Recap Normally I get this update online about…

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Market Update – November 12, 2013

Tuesday, November 12 2013 | 2 Comments

US Stocks closed Monday at fresh all-time highs and remain in a well defined up trend. Bonds, on the other hand, continue to struggle. In today’s market update video I review the sustainability of both of these trends, as well as if / when investors should be making any changes at this point to their…

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Debt Ceiling Raised and Markets Love it – Market Update October 18, 2013

Friday, October 18 2013 | Leave a comment

Looks like financial markets will enjoy a second straight solid week. This is largely because the dreaded Government Shutdown was avoided because the debt ceiling was raised. In today’s market update video I share what this means in the short term, as well as what to be prepared for long term. I also explore how…

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Tactical Asset Allocation (TAA) Update – October 2013

Friday, October 11 2013 | 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. Previous Month Recap August was a bit sour, but after…

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Recession Probability Update (RPA) – October, 2013

Friday, September 27 2013 | 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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The Markets Sure Like What Bernanke’s Cooking! Market Update – 9.18.2013

Wednesday, September 18 2013 | Leave a comment

Today Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, spoke – and the markets LOVED what he had to say. At least in the short term. Bernanke surprised the market by saying the Fed wouldn’t begin tapering their bond buying. So at least in the short term, the Fed will continue pumping $85 billion per month of funny…

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