24 06, 2024

THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CYCLE AND THE FED

By |2024-06-24T14:26:51+00:00June 24th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News, VectorVest|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Written by: Angela Akers As they have done for the last year, the Federal Reserve moved last week to leave interest rates unchanged at the elevated rate of 5.25% – 5.50% and signaled only one cut this year. That same morning, the May Consumer Price Index was released, coming in at a lower-than-expected increase [...]

17 06, 2024

Weekly Market Recap: Mixed Reactions and Federal Reserve Anticipation

By |2024-06-17T14:57:04+00:00June 17th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , |

Monday: Optimism Ahead of Key Announcements Stock prices started the week on a high note as investors anticipated the upcoming Consumer Price Index (CPI) report and the Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision. The Dow rose by 0.2%, the S&P 500 added 0.3%, and the Nasdaq picked up 0.4%, setting a positive tone for the [...]

17 06, 2024

ARE YOU A SPECULATIVE INVESTOR?

By |2024-06-17T12:08:26+00:00June 17th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News, VectorVest|Tags: , , , , , , |

Written by: Angela Akers Dr. DiLiddo introduced us to the Investment Matrix decades ago in his classic little green book, “Stocks, Strategies & Common Sense.” “Without knowing it, each of us has an investment style which is distinctly our own.” – Dr. Bart DiLiddo The four basic investment styles are categorized by using [...]

10 06, 2024

Weekly Market Recap: Navigating Mixed Signals and Sector Shifts

By |2024-06-10T15:00:09+00:00June 10th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , |

Monday: Mixed Market Reactions to Manufacturing Data The week started with a mixed response on Wall Street, primarily driven by discouraging manufacturing data that seemed to weigh on investor sentiment. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped by 0.3%, reflecting concerns over the economic outlook for manufacturing. In contrast, the S&P 500 managed a modest [...]

10 06, 2024

ARE YOU A PRUDENT INVESTOR?

By |2024-06-10T11:00:00+00:00June 10th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News, VectorVest|Tags: , , , , , , |

Written by: Angela Akers Over the last two weeks, we have been reviewing investment styles and how to pick stocks that are consistent with each style. Dr. DiLiddo reviews these in Chapter 12 of “Stocks, Strategies & Common Sense” which is aptly named, “Investment Styles & Strategies” where he introduces the VectorVest Investment Matrix. [...]

3 06, 2024

ARE YOU A CONSERVATIVE INVESTOR?

By |2024-06-05T11:16:49+00:00June 3rd, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News, VectorVest|Tags: , , , , , , |

Written by: Angela Akers If you want to be a successful investor, you must know what your investment style is. If you want to be a successful investor that finds investing easy, you should buy stocks that are consistent with that style. As a reminder, the VectorVest Investment Matrix is talked about in great [...]

3 06, 2024

Weekly Market Recap: Mixed Results for Major Indices as Investors Await Key Economic Data

By |2024-06-03T15:02:41+00:00June 3rd, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , |

Monday: Mixed Start The week started quietly as investors anticipated key economic data due later in the week. Market activity was relatively subdued with minor movements in the major indices. The anticipation set the tone for a cautious trading environment. Tuesday: Rising Treasury Yields Weigh on Market With key economic data due out at [...]

28 05, 2024

ARE YOU AN AGGRESSIVE INVESTOR?

By |2024-05-30T11:53:52+00:00May 28th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News, VectorVest|Tags: , , , , , |

Written by: Angela Akers Over the past few months, we've explored the proprietary stock analysis indicators and Market Timing Systems provided by VectorVest. If you're not familiar with these indicators, here are some quick refreshers: Relative Safety Relative Timing Relative Value VST Value, Safety, Timing Now, the question now becomes, how can you put [...]

28 05, 2024

Weekly Market Recap: Tech Gains vs. Interest Rate Worries

By |2024-05-28T15:34:27+00:00May 28th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , |

Monday: Mixed Start Interest rate concerns overshadowed gains in the tech sector, leading to a mixed start for the week. The Dow fell by 0.5%, the S&P 500 edged up by 0.1%, and the Nasdaq rose by 0.7%. Tuesday: Nvidia Earnings Boost Anticipation ahead of Nvidia’s earnings lifted sentiment, resulting in a positive session. [...]

20 05, 2024

Weekly Market Recap: Indices Rally Despite Rate Concerns

By |2024-05-20T16:01:23+00:00May 20th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , |

Monday: Mixed Start Wall Street began last week with mixed results as investors exercised caution ahead of key inflation data. The Dow dropped by 0.2%, the S&P 500 dipped slightly by 0.02%, and the Nasdaq managed a 0.3% gain. Tuesday: Optimism on CPI Data Anticipation of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) release boosted the [...]

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