Market Update 1/2/19

Market Update 1/2/19

Last week, the markets recovered some of the previous week’s losses. The NASDAQ gained nearly 4%, while the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Indexes each tacked on nearly 3%. Bond yields tumbled as investors continued their flight to safety, despite the Federal Reserve’s...

Quantified Funds 1/2/19

U.S. equity markets rallied last week. The NASDAQ Composite gained 3.97%, the S&P 500 gained 2.86%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.75%. Nine of the 11 S&P industrial sectors were positive last week. The best-performing sector was Consumer...

What’s Happening 1/2/19

Fourth-quarter statements Fourth-quarter account summaries and OnTarget Investing statements are scheduled to be delivered in the coming weeks. For those clients who have elected to receive our correspondence electronically, be sure to go to ontargetinvesting.com to...

2019: Warning before the storm

  Gold ended the week up $24.70, closing at $1,280.30—a six month high. The following chart shows the continuous gold futures through December 31, 2018. Many factors that tend to weaken the U.S. dollar and boost gold are coming into play: a declining stock...