Tag Archives: TLT

August 19

Bonds in a Bubble

By David Nelson, CFA CMT On the heels of an 800-point plunge in the DOW Wednesday, stocks regained their footing closing out the week on a positive note. Friday’s bounce helped us enjoy the weekend but not enough to wash away some of the negative headlines that hang over the market like a dark cloud. […]

August 18

Around the World in 2 Minutes Redux

Two minute highlight reel from a week that felt like a ride on the the Coney Island Cyclone

August 18

Worst Day of the Year

David joins the TD Ameritrade Network in New York’s Times Square to discuss an 800 point decline in the DOW.

October 04

10 year rates hit highest level since 2011

David joins CNBC anchor Brian Sullivan to discuss rates breaking out to multi-year high. Good news or bad news?

April 18

CNBC – The R Word

David sits down with the CNBC panel including Melissa Lee, Michelle Caruso Cabrerra and Brian Sullivan to discuss his article posted Monday.

January 09

Where are the bears?

By David Nelson, CFA The battle between Bulls & Bears was raging long before the Buttonwood Agreement was signed by 24 brokers in 1792 looking to establish a commission rate to charge clients. Some consider the event the early beginnings of the New York Stock Exchange. Most investors know the long term prevailing trend for […]

November 20

What CEOs will do with the cash – You’re not going to like it

By David Nelson, CFA While it may feel like the Trump Rally has exploded out of control we’re still at levels we’ve been flirting with since the dog days of summer. The S&P 500 (SPY) is up a little less than 2% from Election Day. The real story has been the rotation in and out […]

November 14

In a New York Minute

By David Nelson, CFA In a New York Minute Everything can change – Don Henley Don Henley’s lyrics from his popular hit song New York Minute sum up a volatile week that pushed some trades back in the green while others were thrown out in the trash. Donald Trump’s victory election night stunned the world […]

October 10

Is the bull market in gold over?

By David Nelson, CFA Rate hike fears and a strong dollar trashed gold this week driving down the metal and associated ETF’s to the lowest levels since Brexit. The inverse relationship between gold and the dollar is well documented hence the selloff in the yellow metal makes perfect sense in light of a rising dollar […]

September 25

I’ve good news & bad news for investors – Which do you want first?

By David Nelson, CFA I’ve got some good news and bad news. The good news is: stocks, bonds and gold exhibited high positive correlation last week all moving higher giving most investors something to cheer about after a rough start to the month. The bad news is: stocks, bonds and gold exhibited high positive correlation […]