Don’t Celebrate the New Market High!

by Ted Schwartz As we near new “all-time highs” for the Dow Jones average, the financial services community seems about to throw a party. I say leave the champagne on ice! I don’t want to be a curmudgeon, but….. The very lowest bar for any investor is the rate of...

Election Distortion

By Ted Schwartz If you tune in to politics recently, you are encouraged to take sides in a false dichotomy. You are asked to choose between the people who believe in the free market and the people who believe in government (AKA “Socialism”). This is an absurd choice...

Is this year going according to form?

By Kevin Starkey and Ted Schwartz Sell in May and go away for the summer this year? Maybe not, according to data compiled by our research partner Hidden Levers. In a recent study they conducted of Election Year markets, this year has gone amazingly well to the script...