Tag Archives: Inflation

May 24

Tick Tock Tick Tock…

By David Nelson, CFA CMT On Wednesday last the release of FOMC minutes confirmed what investors and markets already know. The Taper Clock has started and the countdown to an inevitable tightening of monetary policy has begun. The sentence ‘ a number of participants suggested if the economy continued to make rapid progress towards the Committee’s goals, […]

May 05

Yellen Walks Back Call On Rates

David joins Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo to discuss recent comments from Secretary of Treasury Janet Yellen.

November 30

Dow 30,000 – What could possibly go wrong?

By David Nelson, CFA CMT Tuesday November 24th the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 30,000 for the first time. That’s a long way from its first close of 40.94 May 26, 1896. Today’s Dow looks a lot different than the original 12 companies. Even General Electric (GE) was kicked out of the index in […]

February 19

Inflation Expectations Rising

David joins Fox Business anchor Charles Payne to discuss the recent market correction

February 15

Market Jumps on Hot Inflation Number

David weighs in on the market’s dramatic recovery on the heels of a hotter than expected inflation report.

October 25

Yahoo & the NFL

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July 01

Half Time Report – Alpha Select Performance Update

Alpha Select – June 2014 Update *Alpha Select – MTD +2.53% YTD +10.04% **S&P 500 – MTD +1.91% YTD +6.96% * Net of Fees ** Includes Dividends By David Nelson, CFA June was a solid month for markets and marks the half-way point for 2014. Alpha Select finished with another strong showing hitting double digit returns […]

June 25

Inflation Geopolitical Risks Ahead?

David does an in depth interview with BNN host Catherine Murray on a range of issues.

January 08

David Nelson – Janet Yellen Confirmation & Her Challenge for 2014

David discusses the Senate’s confirmation of Janet Yellen who becomes the first woman to chair the Fed in its 100 year history. David also elaborates on the biggest challenge she faces in 2014

January 07

Janet Yellen – Her First Challenge in 2014

By David Nelson, CFA Last night the Senate confirmed Janet Yellen as the next Fed Chairwoman. The confirmation was never in doubt but Fed watchers were all curious as to how large the margin would be. Many believed the no votes might be as high as 30, matching exiting Chairman Bernanke. With a vote of […]