Research for 2019

Gibraltar Chronicle May 2019

14-05-2019

Our latest article on the stock market, as published in the Gibraltar Chronicle [...]

Market Commentary May 2019

07-05-2019

The final full trading week in April was an historical one for the US stock market, as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite both reached all-time closing highs. The bull market could not have climbed so high in such a short span without a formidable wall of worry. The year began with the market beset wi [...]

Gibraltar Chronicle April 2019

16-04-2019

Our latest article on the stock market, as published in the Gibraltar Chronicle [...]

Market Commentary April 2019

08-04-2019

Not a lot of confetti rained down on the 10-year-old bull market celebration last month, which got underway in March 2009. Some investors argue that being unloved is what has kept this bull going. Coming out of the worst recession since the Great Depression, the bull market was distrusted from day o [...]

Gibraltar Chronicle March 2019

19-03-2019

Our latest article on the stock market, as published in the Gibraltar Chronicle [...]

Market Commentary March 2019

04-03-2019

The stock market has logged several weeks of unbroken gains, which is starting to make contrarians cautious. The gains, however, are broad-based with every sector positive year-to-date, showing none of the thinness associated with frothy tops. It has also been accompanied by upward moves across glob [...]

Gibraltar Chronicle February 2019

22-02-2019

Our latest article on the stock market, as published in the Gibraltar Chronicle [...]

Market Commentary February 2019

11-02-2019

January 2019 was the best month on the S&P 500 since January 2018. We all know what a strong January brought us in 2018. Still, good Januaries generally are identified with better-than-average stock years. Since 1980 on the S&P 500, average capital appreciation for all years is 9.8%. For years in wh [...]

Gibraltar Chronicle January 2019

11-02-2019

Our latest article on the stock market, as published in the Gibraltar Chronicle [...]

Market Commentary January 2019

14-01-2019

We wish all our clients and readers a very Happy New Year and all the best for 2019. Last year was one in which all stock market maxims went out of the window. A strong January is supposed to foretell a good year. Stock levels at the nine-month mark were indicative of a better-than-average fourth qu [...]