Market Update 12/17/18

Market Update 12/17/18

Awful. For only the 10th time since the creation of the S&P 500, it has registered a 10%-plus decline for the fourth quarter so far. As I have written many times, stock market declines are born of investor uncertainty. And there is plenty of uncertainty for...

Quantified Funds 12/17/18

U.S. equity markets tumbled last week, giving back almost all of the prior week’s gains. The NASDAQ Composite lost 0.84%, the S&P 500 dropped 1.26%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded a weekly loss of 1.18%. Just two of the 11 S&P industrial sectors...

Is gold the place to be in 2019?

Gold closed last week at $1,247.50 per ounce. It continues to hover around the $1,250.00-per-ounce level. Gold started 2018 on a positive note. Futures neared $1,400 an ounce back in January, and prices hit a yearly high of around $1,385. But a few months later, the...