In the eye of the beholder?

In the eye of the beholder?

My favorite flower is now in bloom here in Michigan. Yet most people consider the fireweed (Chamaenerion angustifolium) just what its name implies: a weed, not a flower. However, once you’ve seen, as I have, the plains and foothills of Alaska covered with a veritable...

Quantified Funds 8/20/18

U.S. equity markets ended the week with mixed performance. The NASDAQ Composite lost 0.29%, the S&P 500 was up 0.59%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded a weekly gain of 1.41%. Seven of the 11 S&P industrial sectors were positive last week. The...

Gold as portfolio insurance

Despite closing higher on Friday, gold broke down from its support level and ended with its biggest weekly loss since May 2017. This was in reaction to the strength of the U.S. dollar, with its weekly chart continuing its extended bullish formation. Echoing our...