Tag Archives: Yield Curve

October 07

The Thrill of Victory Meets the Agony of Defeat

By David Nelson, CFA Trade and rising interest rates top the list of investor concerns as we kick off the earnings season. Banks take center stage Friday as JPMorgan (JPM), Citigroup (C ) and Wells Fargo (WFC) all report. Last week-long rates breaking to the highest levels since 2011 set the stage for a marked […]

May 13

The Elephant in the Room

By David Nelson, CFA With earnings in the rear-view mirror what will be the next catalyst to drive returns? Last week’s performance was the best since March and for you stock chart jockeys a breakout above the descending trend line drawn from the highs of January. All in, the earnings season was about as good […]

June 13

The Wall of Worry Just Got Higher: Here’s Why

By David Nelson, CFA The Wall of Worry pushed a little higher Friday as traders cut exposure on the heels of weak markets in Europe. The coming Brexit vote now being dubbed “too close to call” sits at the top of investor concerns not to mention this week’s Fed meeting. The rhetoric is getting louder […]