Market Commentary 4/30/2021

By: Matt Garrott The S&P 500 continued its bull run, returning 5.3% during the month of April. You wouldn’t know it from the headlines, though. Instead of cheering increased vaccination numbers, inflation worries dominate the news. Inflation has picked up by 2.6%, but it is not present across the entire economy. Home prices [...]

By |2021-07-06T15:09:31+00:00May 6th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

When the Math Works Too Well

By: Matt Garrott “A good decision is based on knowledge, not numbers.” – Plato By now you have heard of the latest short squeeze.  GameStop, a brick-and-mortar retail chain that sells video games and related items has found its way into national headlines.  The company’s financials were so poor and its prospects so [...]

By |2021-04-29T15:41:11+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Market Commentary 12/31/2020

By: Matt Garrott What Happened in 2020 What could grab headlines away from the killing of a top Iranian general, a very public oil production dispute between OPEC and Russia, and even the Presidential election?  The global pandemic was the top story of 2020 and continues into 2021. After taking hold in the [...]

By |2021-01-07T16:12:02+00:00January 7th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Market Commentary 11/30/2020

US large cap equity markets hit all-time highs in November as the Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed 30,000 for the first time.  These round numbers get easier to hit as the index values increase.  The Dow’s increase from 10,000 in March 1999 to 11,000 in May 1999 was a 10% move.  The increase from 29,000 [...]

By |2020-12-10T13:33:15+00:00December 10th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments
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