Category Archives: Market Update
CLICK HERE for SGI’s Q2 2017 market commentary, covering the markets, the economy, volatility matters, interest rates, consumer sentiment, valuations, sectors, factors and wrapping up with SGI’s outlook for the second half of 2017.
CLICK HERE for the SGI’s quarterly market commentary ‘View from the Summit’ covering Q1 2017.
The link below is an 8-minute mp3 audio file of David Harden’s interview with Pimm Fox and Kathleen Hays of Bloomberg’s Taking Stock podcast on 8/16/2016. David discusses SGI’s low volatility strategy and how it works within various market environments. … Continue reading
Season’s Greetings & Merry Christmas! As this week comes to a close, the markets struggled to find their way amongst the noise in Washington, D.C. ”Risk on” was one of the themes this week in the U.S. equities markets as … Continue reading
Global uncertainty has created more volatile and linked markets around the world. Parts of the euro zone have dipped back into a recession, with the Netherlands being particularly hard hit. Israel and the Palestinian Hamas group are launching rockets at … Continue reading
I enjoy riding roller coasters….when I go to Disneyland or an amusement park. However, I don’t enjoy getting whipsawed down, back and forth by the stock market. I know you don’t and more importantly, we all know our clients really … Continue reading
Market volatility is back. Volatility driven by companies reported earnings (Google, Microsoft, GE & McDonald’s missing earnings) and increasing volatility globally whipsawed the markets this week. Capping off the last full week we saw the S&P 500 dropping -1.66% last Friday. Over … Continue reading
The SGI Low Volatility Equity model actively manages individual equities (no ETF’s or funds). As you are well aware, over the last month the market has seen the return of more upside and downside volatility as evidenced by the daily … Continue reading
The second quarter of 2012 began with U.S. equities continuing to give back some of the gains achieved earlier in the calendar year. In the days leading up to August 31, 2012, markets continued to be shaken by European debt … Continue reading