Peloton 2019 Q1 Recap

Today’s modern financial markets move quickly.  If you blink you could miss significant price changes. Corrections and rebounds that used to take months or years now seem to occur in weeks or even days. Last year ended poorly for stocks, punctuated by an intense...

Peloton 2018 Q4 Recap

Stocks ended September near all-time highs, but a decidedly different tone was set early in the fourth quarter. Stocks dropped sharply in October as volatility returned, and after a brief rebound in November, the major indexes closed out 2018 with the worst showing in...

Peloton 2018 Q3 Recap

The third quarter was anything but a typical slow, quiet summer. Stocks had been choppy through June but then moved up in July and powered higher through September. The S&P 500 gained 7.7%, and the Dow moved higher by more than 9% in the quarter.  The tech-heavy...

Peloton 2018 Q2 Recap

On the heels of yet another very strong year for stocks, 2018 began with many investors wary of the long rally and seeking an excuse to book some gains. It seemed like a selling impetus materialized just in time in the form of rising interest rates which, as measured...

Peloton 2018 Q1 Recap

The remarkably steady equity markets that investors enjoyed in 2017 changed dramatically in the first quarter of 2018. Volatility returned with a vengeance and hasn’t dissipated. Triple-digit moves in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA or “Dow”) have become a near...

Peloton 2017 Q4 Recap

The big story of 2017 may be what didn’t happen for markets. Stocks rose sharply after President Trump’s surprising election victory, and they hardly waivered throughout 2017. The Dow Jones Industrial Average notched 70 record highs in a year in which the S&P 500...