Tag Archives: Contrarian Model

Q2 2020 – Mid Quarter Market Update

Q1 2020 Market Update – “Everybody has a Plan…”

To put it mildly, the markets just experienced the full wrath of a Mike Tyson punch to the mouth…   As a result we have seen an endless parade of “Talking Heads” on TV, all trying to explain how “nobody could have possibly seen this… Continue reading

A Heads Up for Investors with the Markets in Chaos…

Obviously, the Coronavirus situation just keeps going from Bad to Worse and on Friday Bank Of America CIO Michael Hartnett put out a report. Here is an excerpt from the commentary:   “What does this unprecedented shift in investors sentiment mean for the global economy?… Continue reading

Q4 2019 Market Update – “Connecting the Dots”

Many people have been asking me of late exactly WHAT is driving markets to ever more obscene highs on a daily basis? Let’s start below and connect the dots to see what we come up with…   Ever since the “Overnight Repo Market Crisis” began… Continue reading

Q3 2019 Market Update – A Visual Depiction of the Markets

So the current market mantra is still the same, “there is nothing to see here, everything is wonderful, move along, move along”. While at the same time there is a wide spread acceptance and consensus that we are headed toward the next inevitable recession. Maybe… Continue reading

Q2 2019 Market Update

For this 2nd Quarter Market Update I am going to keep it short and sweet. Please find below an article link, that I honestly could not have stated any more clearly myself, as an analysis of exactly where things stand today for investors.   https://northmantrader.com/2019/07/14/the-choice/… Continue reading

Q1 2019 Market Update

Sunday 4/28/19 Dear Clients, Friends and Colleagues, As I mentioned in my “Year End Market Update” which went out at the end of January: “At the end of the day, as I have said many times before, it all comes down to Central Banker actions… Continue reading

Q4 2018 Year End Market Update

Monday 1/28/19 Dear Clients, Friends and Colleagues, The last couple of months of 2018 were especially painful for many investors on Wall Street as the “Liquidity Drain” continued. As a reminder, the Federal Reserve Bank has an ongoing “Renormalization” of its Balance Sheet, which is… Continue reading

Q3 2018 Market Update

Sunday 10/28/2018 Dear Clients, Friends & Colleagues, As you have already seen, “Shocktober” has been the month that US Equities Markets finally started catching down to the rest of the world and to the reality of higher rates and tighter financial conditions from the US… Continue reading

Q2 2018 Market Update

Thursday 8/2/2018 Dear Clients, Friends and Colleagues, Below please find the Aggregate Performance Numbers for the 3 Models that we offer as of the end of Q2 on 6/30/18: Conservative “Total Return Income” Model since 8/1/17, +0.49%: (Broad US Markets VLGI in Gray, +5.56%) Moderate… Continue reading