“Green light” for the U.S. economy?

“Green light” for the U.S. economy?

With Labor Day now in the rearview mirror, most schools are back in session, and fall weather is going to be very welcome in many parts of the U.S. It has been a brutally hot summer in several regions, including my home base in Connecticut. Sunday’s heat index here...

What’s Happening 9/4/18

Mutual fund prices in Weekly Update (9/4) Due to an industrywide problem over the Labor Day weekend, some mutual funds may be slightly mispriced in our Weekly Update. We believe the majority of fund pricing in our database to be correct, based on our pricing sources;...

Quantified Funds 9/4/18

U.S. equity markets ended the week with strong performance. The NASDAQ Composite gained 2.06%, the S&P 500 was up 0.93%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded a weekly gain of 0.68%. Seven of the 11 S&P industrial sectors were positive last week. The...

Gold breaks out

After posting a weekly gain last week—the first in almost two months—gold prices finally showed a technical breakout to the upside! (See the following chart.) The support level at $1,200 per ounce has held; hopefully, we are headed back up, propelled by short...