Market Commentary – January 18, 2010

| January 18, 2010

General Market Comment:    January 18, 2010  The market is closed in the U.S. on Monday for Martin Luther King Day.  The special election in Massachusetts for the senate seat formerly held by Ted Kennedy is shaping up to be a pivotal statement on the public’s support for the Obama administration’s policies.  A win by Republicans […]

Market Commentary – January 11, 2010

| January 12, 2010

General Market Comment:    January 11, 2010  The market had a solid opening week for 2010.  Market lore since 1950 is that the market goes on to rise for the year in over 86% of the cases if the first week is a gain.  Keep in mind that the first week was a loss in 2009 […]

Market Commentary – January 4, 2010

| January 4, 2010

General Market Comment:    January 4, 2010 The fear du jour is appropriately that the recent run up in the stock market is due for a sharp correction.  There are some so bearish as to call for a retest of the deep lows of last March.  To be sure the surge in equities has been record […]