A black swan in the water?

A black swan in the water?

I was confused. Though a familiar sound, my deep sleep didn’t allow me to register what it was. Through the fog, I realized my cellphone was chiming. I looked at the clock—6:47 a.m. I immediately assumed the alarm company was calling because an employee had...

Quantified Funds 10/30/17

U.S. equity markets were up last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded a weekly gain of 0.45%, the S&P 500 was up 0.23%, and the NASDAQ Composite gained 1.09%. Six of the 11 S&P industrial sectors were down for the week, led by Telecommunications...

U.S. dollar breaks out on ECB move

Gold prices continued to fall last week, nearing the most recent low hit on October 6. This continued the downtrend that started on October 16. Helping keep gold in this downtrend was the European Central Bank’s (ECB) decision to pursue a dovish monetary policy for...