Money is a Mental Game

Money is a Mental Game

For the past 6 months I have led an accountability group for health and fitness. One of the things I have learned during my time with these folks is that weight loss, fitness and general health comes down to a strong mental game. In fact, I’d dare to say that success...
Bears Beat Banks

Bears Beat Banks

I learned long ago not to overthink market action. It would be easy to look at the current trade spat with China and forecast a positive outcome for American businesses and global trade. WIth a $450B deficit, we truly do hold the chips at the proverbial poker table;...
Follow the Fruit

Follow the Fruit

Sometimes, a few minutes just isn’t enough to relay the magnitude of the subject matter. Such is the case with Monday’s CNBC interview when I found myself on the other side of a healthy technical debate. To set the stage, allow me to take you behind the scenes of how...
Financial War with China

Financial War with China

For the four months ending April 30th, the S&P 500 ended with a small decline of -.96%. Coming off of a 20% return in 2018, if one were just now checking the headlines it may all make sense.  However, for those of us who observe the markets more frequently, we...
Patience is Key

Patience is Key

On Thursday, I had the pleasure of joining the crew from CNBC’s Power Lunch to discuss my market views coming into the 2nd quarter. While we’ve been fully anticipating this recent pullback, some of the more recent underlying challenges have me a bit more concerned...
Shopping List: Gold (GLD)

Shopping List: Gold (GLD)

Last week I went on Bloomberg and was asked specifically my view on where we were in the market. I didn’t hesitate in saying I saw more downside coming and the worst was not over. A few hours later the video and web page was titled “US Market Pullback Isn’t Done” I...