Tag Archives: Economy

April 01

Market Triage

By David Nelson, CFA CMT In just 23 trading days from February 19th to March 23rd U.S. equity markets declined on average (-39%). To put that perspective the Dot.com bubble took over 600 trading days from March 2000 – October 2002. Even the Financial Crisis of 2008 ending 2009 took over 350 trading days. To […]

March 30

Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore

By David Nelson, CFA CMT After having a weekend to reflect on the previous two week’s trading I wanted to share a few thoughts as we head into the coming week. The panic selling we’ve seen in March was met last week by equally violent panic buying. Average daily price moves for the month averaged […]

March 26

Live from the Bunker – Markets in Turmoil

David joins CNBC anchor Courtney Reagan to discuss the latest on markets live from Stamford CT.

March 24

Senate – Insider Trading

My first video from inside the bunker

March 16

The Fed goes all in

By David Nelson, CFA CMT At 5PM EST Sunday, in response to the spread of the Coronavirus the Federal Reserve announced they were cutting the Fed Funds rate to 0.00% – 0.25%. To keep financial conditions from tightening the Fed cut 100 basis points. After the worst week for markets since the Financial Crisis the […]

March 08

Oil and the Black Swan – Saudi’s go nuclear

By David Nelson, CFA CMT Investors have spent the last two weeks on a roller coaster as markets attempt to discount the coronavirus outbreak and potential damage to the global economy. With demand slowing it’s not surprising energy markets have been weak but Monday’s price action with crude looking to open down more than 20% […]

March 08

Investors we’re positioned for growth

David joins the On the Move panel to discuss the latest on the coronavirus and what’s next for the markets.

March 08

We’ve seen our last good jobs number for a while

David weighs in on the recent Fed cuts as well as a coming change in employment numbers.

March 01

COVID-19 and the Black Swan

David weighs in on COVID-19 and the sell-off in world markets.

March 01

Fox Business Interview – The Correction

Early last week as the market correction and impact of the coronavirus was picking up steam.