Tag Archives: Russia

June 07

State of the Market

By David Nelson, CFA CMT All in Friday’s payroll numbers we’re just what was needed to offset the rising fear that the Fed was falling behind the curve. 559K was a little light and at that pace would take about 16 months for the 8 million still unemployed to return to work getting us back to […]

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 01

Facebook & Google in the Cross Hairs of Government Regulators

David joins Fox Business anchor Charles Payne to discuss Facebook and Google’s role in the Russia investigation.

December 26

2015 – The Fox Business Interview

David talks about 2015 targets and concerns as we head into the new year.

December 16

What’s Next for Russia – CNBC

Russia is facing its biggest crisis in decades. David sits down with CNBC hosts Kelly Evans and Scott Wapner to discuss.

August 10

Putin Blinked!

By David Nelson, CFA Geopolitics have kept investors in a defensive posture for most of the year. While the return of U.S. military operations in Iraq will dominate the front page, events in the Ukraine may be of more importance to investors. Journalists have spent much of the year trying to get inside the head […]

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 […]

April 01

Climbing the Wall of Worry – Alpha Select Update for March 2014

By David Nelson, CFA Investors certainly climbed the Wall of Worry this month shrugging off a Russian invasion, China’s Debt Bubble and a Fed Head who stumbled in her debut performance before the press. Despite these concerns markets sit just shy of all-time highs. My post over the weekend, The Worm Has Turned talked about the […]

March 23

BNN In-Depth Interview – S&P – China – Trouble in the Biotech Sector

David talks with BNN host Mark Bunting about a range of topics on investors minds. Biotechs, the Fed, Index Investing are all covered during this in-depth interview.

March 17

Russia / China – The Great Wall of Worry

By David Nelson, CFA Markets in the U.S. will likely face their biggest test this year over the next couple of months. There are two dynamics investors will be forced to confront as we head into spring. First of course is the ongoing crisis in the Ukraine with governments and investors trying to decipher Putin’s […]