Author Archives: David Nelson, CFA

December 09

Elvis has left the building

David Nelson, CFA   Elvis fans know the phrase all too well. Hoping for an encore, many would linger long after the concert while announcers gave them the the bad news. Elvis has left the building. Crashing out of the arena Elvis would be whisked away into a fleet of limos with a police escort […]

November 29

GM – We want our money back

David weighs in on GM’s decision to close several plants and reduce salaried workforce by 15%

November 29

Fed Blinks

David joins CNBC host Brian Sullivan to discuss the Fed Chair Powell’s speech at the New York Economic Club  

November 26

Policy Mistake

By David Nelson, CFA Thanksgiving wasn’t enough to attract the bulls as the shortened holiday week saw additional selling setting up a retest of the October lows. There was no single catalyst but the continued selloff in oil was notable as crude touched the lowest levels in more than a year. Economists and portfolio managers […]

November 22

Durable Goods Orders – Big Miss

David discusses the big miss in Durable Goods Orders for October

November 22

2 events that could add 1000 points to the Dow

1000 point move in the #DJIA if either of two events happen

November 22

Self Inflicted Wound

David explains why the Fed may have gone too far

November 22

It’s Complicated

$USO #Saudi Arabia

November 19

Did the Fed Blink?

2 Doves and a Hawk walk into a Bar… “The US does not live in a vacuum” $TLT $SPY $NVDA $AMAT

November 12

Are earning’s estimates starting to rollover?

By David Nelson, CFA With a few unresolved close calls in some of the key battleground states, Election results came in as expected. The consensus outcome prevailed with Democrats retaking the house and Republicans holding on to the Senate. There are several issues that enjoy bi-partisan support including infrastructure and the lowering of drug prices […]