A Negative Assessment on the Market

THIS IS BUT ONE PERSPECTIVE. Alphamint Research Council agrees with much of this article, however we believe the current bull market has some remaining steam and could continue another 6-18 months. With the major portion of earnings season behind us, this week we are going to take a look at the vector and velocity of economic Read more about A Negative Assessment on the Market[…]

Quick Market Update 05/07/2018

Unemployment Rate Lowest in 18 Years The Bureau of Labor Statistics released their Employment Situation Report on Friday morning and there was a lot to digest: More than 18 million U.S. jobs have been created over the past eight years; An average of 190,000 jobs were created per month over the past two years; The unemployment rate stands Read more about Quick Market Update 05/07/2018[…]

Millennials Are Saving Well, but They’re Investing Their Money All Wrong

We’re used to hearing bad news on the retirement savings front, given the number of Americans who are currently unprepared. But millennials may be bucking an otherwise dangerous trend. A good 71% of younger workers are saving for retirement, either in a 401(k) or another dedicated plan, according to Transamerica. And 39% of millennials are currently putting Read more about Millennials Are Saving Well, but They’re Investing Their Money All Wrong[…]

A Brief Note on Corporate Earnings… One of the Key Drivers of the Stock Market.

Corporate Earnings Continue to Be Favorable While daily headlines focused on the huge daily market swings, little attention was paid to the fact that companies are reporting very solid fourth quarter earnings. Taken directly from research firm FactSet, U.S. companies have reported the following so far: Earnings Scorecard: For Q4 2017 (with 68% of the Read more about A Brief Note on Corporate Earnings… One of the Key Drivers of the Stock Market.[…]