Tag Archives: Afghanistan

August 30

The only thing going up faster than stocks

By David Nelson, CFA CMT The Bull Case – The only thing going up faster than stocks are earnings. A year ago, 12-month forward earnings were about $150 and today estimates project $211 a near 40% bump. The S&P on a price basis is up 28% and 31% if you count dividends. All during that […]

August 22

What Kabul means for U.S. markets

By David Nelson, CFA CMT Friday’s feel-good rally wasn’t enough to keep the major indices from slipping into the red for the week. The tragic scenes in Kabul, mounting foreign policy challenges for the President along with a wave of economic data less than ideal proved too much for stocks as investors dialed back exposure. […]