Tag Archives: Biden

March 08

Sanctions or Bullets

The market magnet is the mid-point between the dot.com bubble high valuation and the valuation low since, Do the math. $SPY $USO

March 06

We are at War!

David Nelson, CFA CMT Fears of a coming Fed hike and rising cost of capital hardly seem a worry when Russian troops are firing on a nuclear plant and geopolitical tensions rival those of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Like it or not we are at war. The broad-based sanctions including the denial of Russia to access its […]

February 27

The Nuclear Option

By David Nelson, CFA CMT Images of ordinary citizens taking up arms to defend their country as a full scale Russian invasion of the Ukraine unfolds, forces investors to focus on more than just market fundamentals and the health of the economy. Today we have to consider a sociopath with his finger on the nuclear trigger. As of […]

February 25

From Khreshchatyk to Wall Street

David joins the BNN news team to weigh in on the most recent events out of Ukraine and the global market reaction. “Already China has come out willing to blunt any sanctions the west imposes on Russia.”

February 25

Geopolitical Reset

David joins the BNN news team to weigh in on the geopolitical end game for Putin

February 22

Bleed Out!

By David Nelson, CFA CMT With 190k Russian troops poised to cross the Ukrainian border ready to launch the largest battle since World War II investors seem desperate for positive news that all out war can be avoided. Headlines suggesting Biden and Putin had agreed to a summit followed by Russia recognizing breakaway regions of the Ukraine speaks […]

December 09

XLE – “You had to take the pain”

$XLE – You had to take the pain to make the gain

November 08

Demand Destruction

By David Nelson, CFA CMT On the heels of a dovish Fed meeting and strong employment report the S&P finished the week up better than 2%. Even more compelling, Friday marked the seventh straight session stocks ended the day at a closing all-time high. Is there anything that can stop this train and maybe more […]

October 04

Wipeout!

By David Nelson, CFA CMT September all but wiped out the strong start to Q3 with both the Dow and NASDAQ ending the quarter in the red leaving only the S&P 500 fractionally in the green up just +0.58%. There was no shortage of suspects to blame. Rising yields, a coming taper, Delta, China, inflation, […]

September 07

Job Market Tests Positive

By David Nelson, CFA CMT Friday’s jobs numbers were disappointing on a lot of levels. It confirmed Delta has started to slow economic activity. Industries on the front lines including airlines, travel and hotels have been first to feel the pain. Leisure and hospitality added nothing and even education came in below expectations. It really […]