It’s the economy. Or are we stupid?

It’s the economy. Or are we stupid?

Back in 1992, in the early days of a presidential election year, Bill Clinton’s campaign manager, James Carville, famously wrote on the campaign’s office whiteboard, “The economy, stupid!” He was reminding the campaign staff that the economy, then deep in a recession,...

An opportune time to buy gold for risk protection

Gold ended the week up $5.70 per ounce, closing at $1,198.80. As the following chart shows, gold remains in a consolidation pattern. The $1,200-per-ounce price continues to provide strong support. This consolidation gives investors more time to strengthen their...

Quantified Funds 9/24/18

U.S. equity markets ended the week with mixed performance. The NASDAQ Composite lost 0.29%, the S&P 500 was up 0.85%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded a weekly gain of 2.25%. Eight of the 11 S&P industrial sectors were positive last week. The...