Author Archives: David Nelson, CFA

June 23

Washington is Toxic – My morning with Maria

David joins sits down with Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo to discuss falling crude prices. Is it a problem for the economy. David also weighs in on Washington and potential legislation in the pipeline.  

June 23

Why falling crude prices may not be as bad as you think – i24 News

Maybe falling oil prices aren’t such a bad thing after all – David Nelson

June 19

Facebook – There’s nothing social about social media

By David Nelson, CFA The year is 1970. The United States is in the middle of an unpopular war, Kent State is fresh in our minds, Janis Joplin is found dead from a heroin overdose and U.S. markets are entering a decade that financial professionals still with us would like to forget. …Evolution, revolution, gun […]

June 17

Weekly Highlight Reel – Fed Aftermath & Uber

David hits the airwaves to discuss the market’s reaction to the Fed rate hike along with a management shakeup at Uber.  

June 14

Uber – Who loses the most?

David joins host Geri Willis to discuss the shakeup at Uber and answers the question Who loses the most?  

June 14

Public – Private Partnerships can help put unemployed back to work

David Nelson joins host Geri Willis to discuss the President’s apprenticeship program. “I applaud the effort but it is not enough…”

June 09

Trump to Privatize Air Traffic Control – Bring It On!

By David Nelson, CFA I’m at 33,000 feet aboard Jet Blue’s flight from JFK to Albuquerque New Mexico. After sitting on the taxi way number 26 for take-off and a 90 minute delay I thought the timing was perfect to put together some talking points regarding the President’s proposal to move Air Traffic Control from […]

June 02

The Glass is Half Empty – 2 Charts That Prove It!

The Glass is Half Empty – 2 Charts that prove it By David Nelson, CFA Despite a Washington backdrop that continues to drag on investor sentiment, markets around the world powered higher following a brief reset after the leak of former FBI Director James Comey’s memo. Leadership continues to narrow into a handful of names […]

May 30

Bonds Aren’t Following the Bull Market Script

By David Nelson, CFA With equity markets (SPY) at all-time highs investors are searching for any signal that could give them an advance warning to pull the rip cord. Even in the face of a paralyzed Washington traders have stepped in to buy each and every dip. Tax reform and other market friendly initiatives have […]

May 22

The Greatest Show on Earth

By David Nelson, CFA After 146 years the Greatest Show on Earth Ringling Bros. took its final bow. The lions, tigers and bears along with an army of circus performers and technicians end a tradition that first had its roots in 1871 under showman P.T. Barnum. Don’t worry circus fans. Thrills still await just east […]