Navigating the Market Noise

There was a book written in 2001 by Richard Bernstein titled Navigate the Noise. That certainly seems like an appropriate topic for today’s market. With the rise of algorithmic trading and low liquidity (few ready buyers in volume at current prices), it’s...

The Bull/Bear Dialogue – Part II

In the first Bulls/Bears Dialogue blog I discussed the standard bull/bear cases we hear every day. But I think there is more to consider if we want to build a clearer vision of where the market may be going. To some extent this is speculation on my part, but there has...

The Bull/Bear Dialogue – Part I

Markets have had quite a year so far. That, of course, has led to a lot of discussion. Are stocks primed for a fall? Bonds? Or is there more juice in the tank? Frankly, it’s pretty easy to find bearish arguments. Stocks are now quite expensive historically on...