2021 First Quarter Review/Outlook

Market Data for the quarter ended March 31, 2021: S&P 500 Stock Index: 3973, up 5.8%% Ten-year Treasury Note Yield: 1.75%, up 0.83% Gold: $1,708 per ounce, down 10.0% Oil: $59 per barrel, up 20.4% Stocks and industrial commodities, such as copper and oil,...

2020 Forth Quarter Review/Outlook

Market Data for year-end 2020: S&P 500 Stock Index: 3756, up 16.2% Ten-year Treasury Note Yield: 0.92%, down 1.00% Gold: $1,898 per ounce, up 24.6% Oil: $49 per barrel, down 20.5% Financial assets advanced powerfully across the board in 2020, as the Covid-19...

2020 Third Quarter Review/Outlook

Market Data for the quarter ended September 30, 2020: S&P 500 Stock Index: 3363, up 8.5% Ten-year Treasury Note Yield: 0.68%, up 0.03% Gold: $1,886 per ounce, up 4.9% Oil: $42 per barrel, up 5.8% Stocks continued their post lockdown rally in the third quarter, led...

2020 Second Quarter Review/Outlook

Market Data for the quarter ended June 30, 2020: S&P 500 Stock Index: 3100, up 19.9% Ten-year Treasury Note Yield: 0.65%, down 0.05% Gold: $1,798 per ounce, up 13.0% Oil: $40 per barrel, up 99.1% Stocks rallied powerfully in the second quarter of 2020.  Massive...

2020 First Quarter Review/Outlook

Market Data for the quarter ended March 31, 2020: S&P 500 Stock Index: 2585, down 20.0% Ten-year Treasury Note Yield: 0.70%, down 1.22% Gold: $1,591 per ounce, up 4.5% Oil: $20 per barrel, down 67.2% Stocks crashed in the first quarter of 2020, as the world faced...

2019 Fourth Quarter Review/Outlook

Market Data for year end 2019: • S&P 500 Stock Index: 3231, up 28.9% • Ten-year Treasury Note Yield: 1.92%, down 0.76% • Gold: $1,523 per ounce, up 18.9% • Oil: $61 per barrel, up 35.6% Virtually every major investment asset class, from stocks and bonds to real...