MV Weekly Market Flash: Stocks Are From Mars, Bonds Are From Venus
Another week, another record for stocks. Sadly for those of us inclined to jump at “buy the dip” opportunities, the window now appears to bangs shut almost before... Read More
MV Weekly Market Flash: Inconsequential Tremors
Anyone who has lived for some time in a city like Los Angeles or Tokyo knows what an inconsequential tremor is. You feel that shaking motion, perhaps hear some objects rattling... Read More
MV Weekly Market Flash: The Fed and the Spread
Three years ago, one could have driven a fleet of semitrailers through the open space between the 2 year and the 10 year US Treasury benchmark note yields. While there still is... Read More
You Received a Tax Refund, What Now?
As the recipient of a federal tax refund last week, I like many others, began to think – what do I do with this money? My first inclination was towards those that appeal... Read More
MV Weekly Market Flash: Popular Data, Invisible Data
It’s Jobs Friday, always a fun day for financial pundits as they craft ways to put a defining, click-friendly metaphor on the latest signal of health (or lack thereof) in... Read More
MV Weekly Market Flash: The Hard, the Soft and the Ugly
Another Friday, another “hard” piece of data that comes in shy of expectations. The Bureau of Economic Analysis released the first estimate of Q1 2017 real GDP... Read More
To Uber or Not to Uber: When to Stop Sharing & Start Buying
The Millennial generation has been at the forefront of the surge in sharing everything from rides to clothes for both convenience and financial reasons. Taking Ubers on... Read More
Should You Pay Down Student Debt or Save for Retirement First?
As most people know, Millennials are facing a student loan debt crisis. A recent Lending Tree study found that Millennials born between 1980 and 1995 owe an average of $27,162... Read More
MV Weekly Market Flash: Eurozone Is Priced for More of the Same
How much of an X-factor is European political risk in 2017? We got a partial answer (not much) from the outcome of the Dutch elections last month, which maintained the status... Read More
MV Weekly Market Flash: End of the Complacency Trade?
From the beginning of January to the beginning of March, the S&P 500 set a total of 13 new record highs. Twelve of them happened after January 20, which no doubt made for... Read More