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Monday, August 7, 2017

The second quarter of 2017 greeted the S&P 500 with a new milestone: The second longest bull market in American history ever! The upswing from the Great Recession lows has now surpassed the post-World War II streak from 1949 to 1956....

 

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Although the US election date of November 8th may feel like a critical date in the recent stock market surge, the fact is that this incredible bull market that began in 2009 has been running strong for seven years. What the election...

 

Monday, January 23, 2017

The 2016 stock market year finished off with a rally based on anticipated higher valuations for stocks due to a new political environment. The new narrative implies that the administration of President Donald Trump will cut taxes,...

 

Friday, October 28, 2016

Rounding the corner into the final quarter of 2016, there appear to be two dominant preoccupations on investor’s minds – the election and the Federal Reserve’s next move. Each of these items clearly have implications...

 

Monday, August 8, 2016

The stock market has recently hit all-time highs! This feat comes with the S&P 500 having taken a 413 day pause from record levels and spending a majority of the past year in a trading range of 1900 to 2100. With inflation below the...

 

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Monday, May 9, 2016

The first quarter of 2016 was a tale of two markets. The first six weeks were a period defined by significant volatility, defensive sector outperformance, and a broad selloff in the general stock market. This fallout was stoked by...

 

Monday, February 1, 2016

For investors, 2015 will be remembered for the return of volatility. While we experienced our first correction in over four years, those that remained intact with their investment plan were rewarded with a significant V-shaped recovery...

 

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

We expected 2015 to be a year of increased volatility and this has proven true. As mentioned in our August 27 Dino’s Blogpost, “normal market corrections (sell-offs of 10%) do occur on average every 12-18 months… It appears that the...

 

Thursday, August 27, 2015

When markets continue to trade higher with only 5% pullbacks along the way investors have a tendency to become complacent and forget about the fact that normal market corrections (selloffs of 10%) do occur on average every 12-18 months...

 

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

As stated in previous blog posts, we have felt that the markets would remain in a tight range for the first half of the 2015. Certain periods showed great promise, including when the markets touched new highs in May. Other times...

 

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

We don’t see the “Sell in May and go away” scenario materializing this year. Instead, we see the market trading in a tight range. With that in mind, we would like to compare the direction of the market to the story of a ship at sea…...

 

Thursday, February 19, 2015

I hope this article finds you happy and healthy. When looking back at the fourth quarter of 2014 we witnessed the stock market pull back by as much as 9% early in the period primarily due to global growth concerns. As mentioned in my...

 

Sunday, November 2, 2014

The third quarter of 2014 (and subsequent few weeks into October) presented a more volatile environment for global markets. As anticipated by our prior blog posts, a mid-term election correction of roughly 10% hit the broad US stock...

 

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The global economy has slowly, but steadily, continued to show improvement in the first half of 2014. As such, following a prior year where stock prices increased at a faster pace than economic news may have dictated, the fundamentals...

 

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Tellone Management Group was ranked number 54 in the nation of the Top 100 Fee-Only Wealth Management Firms by CNBC! Check out the Media Release to learn more....