Author Archives: David Nelson, CFA

August 04

ChipGate

David joins the National Report to discuss the Senate Semiconductor bill and insider trading by members of Congress

August 01

Are we in recession or not?

By David Nelson, CFA CMT The administration, the press and some leading economists are having trouble with the term recession and its definition. So much so that it’s sparked a raging political debate with each side accusing the other of misleading the American people. It doesn’t matter what talking heads including yours truly think. The American people […]

July 25

We the People

By David Nelson, CFA CMT Congress is close to passing a $52 Billion subsidy for the Chip industry to on shore semiconductor manufacturing here in the United States. Normally, as an analyst and on the line portfolio manager I would be diving into the merits of the bill pointing out its strengths, weaknesses and whether it […]

July 20

Growth at the Right Price

David joins Fox Business anchor Charles Payne to discuss earnings and the latest economic news.

July 18

Moneyball – The Wall Street Edition

By David Nelson, CFA CMT Earnings season is an expectations game. I use the word game because in many ways that’s just what it is. Every sport has analysts who crunch the data coming up with point spreads, player health, weather, etc. Some are even able to make an informed guess on whether the runner […]

July 05

The Wild Card – Oil!

By David Nelson, CFA CMT The first half of 2022 left little to cheer about. The bear market at its lows wiped out $10 Trillion in U.S. market cap. The temporary cease fire that drove stocks +4% off the lows didn’t hold as markets gave back about half those gains last week. Year to date, […]

June 27

CEASE FIRE!

By David Nelson, CFA Throughout history every war has seen periods where the fighting stops and weary soldiers get a chance to lay down their arms. For soldiers on the front lines the operational tempo of conflict forces them to live on the cutting edge and summon all their skills just to survive. Real soldiers of course […]

June 23

KRYPTONITE

David joins Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo, James Freeman of the Wall Street Journal and Monica Crowley former Assistant Secretary of Treasury for Public Affairs.

June 16

Shark Bait

June 15

Fed Day