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Category Archives: Fixed Income

Stocks overcome trade war fears to post solid gains

Forecasts may tell you a great deal about the forecaster; they tell you nothing about the future. – Warren Buffett The stock market overcame persistent trade war fears last week to post solid gains as the second quarter earnings season began. The Dow Jones Industrial Average managed to climb back above the 25,000 level, the […]

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Major stock averages post gains as strong jobs report trumps trade war fears

People who succeed in the stock market also accept periodic losses, setbacks and unexpected occurrences. Calamitous drops do not scare them out of the game. – Peter Lynch In a holiday-shortened week, all three major stock averages rebounded with the technology-laden Nasdaq Composite Index turning in the best performance with a gain of over 2%. […]

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Stocks close lower on continued trade war fears

The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists. – Benjamin Graham The Dow Jones Industrial Average was poised to end the second quarter with a gain of nearly 300 points on Friday but the rally fizzled in the last hour of trading and the index managed a gain of […]

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Strong jobs report overshadows trade war fears to lift stocks

The man who begins to speculate in stocks with the intention of making a fortune usually goes broke, whereas the man who trades with a view of getting good interest on his money sometimes gets rich. – Charles Henry Dow, American journalist who co-founded Dow Jones Stocks continued to be whipsawed by geopolitical news last […]

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S&P 500 climbs 2.4% as investors downplay geopolitical risks

The stock market is the story of cycles and of the human behavior that is responsible for overreactions in both directions. – Seth Klarman                                                   Stocks finally woke up from their […]

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Stocks close lower on trade war fears, political turmoil

To be an investor you must be a believer in a better tomorrow. – Benjamin Graham The stock market seems to be climbing a wall of worry and last week it suffered a mild setback as all of the major stock averages fell at least 1%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was the biggest loser […]

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Stocks ride roller coaster to post modest gains as Treasury yields fall

Stock market goes up or down, and you can’t adjust your portfolio based on the whims of the market, so you have to have a strategy and not pay attention to noise that could surround any particular investment. – John Paulson, American investor and hedge fund manager The major stock averages took investors on a […]

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Stocks rebound strongly following 10% correction

In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield. – Warren Buffett After plunging by more than 10% the previous week from its all-time record high set back on January 26th, the S&P 500 Index rebounded last week with its best performance in more than five years. This benchmark has now […]

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Dow closes above 26,000 as financials post strong quarterly earnings

Investors should always keep in mind that the most important metric is not the returns achieved but the returns weighed against the risks incurred. Ultimately, nothing should be more important to investors than the ability to sleep soundly at night. – Seth Klarman Stocks continued to defy the laws of gravity as all three major […]

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Dow climbs 507 points or 2% to close at another record high

The less prudence with which others conduct their affairs, the greater the prudence with which we should conduct our own affairs. – Warren Buffett The stock market continued its torrid pace to start the new year with all three of the major averages posting solid gains and closing at record highs. The best performer was […]

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