In The MoneyA look at financial planning, investment management, and options strategies.
“A Wall Street Walk Through Time” Robert Penn Warren (April 1905 – September 1989) was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic who once said, “History cannot give us a program for the future, but it can give us a fuller understanding of ourselves, and of our...Read more
Short-term Summary: With 3Q17 earnings season largely complete, tax policy continues to dominate headlines. Another focus this week has been a shift in risk sentiment towards a risk-off trade as the yield curve has seen some flattening and junk bond performance...Read more
Short-term Summary: Following its break out to new highs on September 11, the S&P 500 has made 13 new closing highs over the past month in what has been a fairly steady climb higher. Over the past week, the index has basically moved sideways; and in the process,...Read more
Short-term Summary: The S&P 500 has sustained its recent strength, fueled this week by the “Big Six” tax proposal. Some of the high points include a proposed 20% corporate tax rate (from 35%), one-time/low repatriation tax, near doubling of the standard deduction...Read more