The market has rallied about 10% since December 26, 2018. The Fed is looking like it may pause in February. There has been some progress on China trade. Earnings for 2018 were up about 25%.
The stock market had the worst December in 2018 since the Great Depression. Even so, the U.S. economy is showing its resiliency with unemployment at its lowest level in 49 years, wage growth reaching levels not seen since 2009, and consumer spending and industrial production remaining strong. Read our recap of the month of December’s […]
U.S. News & World Report recently quoted Tradition’s Chief Investment Officer, Benjamin C. Halliburton in the article, “3 Dividend Stocks to Buy in January.” Below is an excerpt from the article: Truly, 2018 has not been the kind of year to make Whirlpool (WHR) shareholders kiss their dishwashers in gratitude. “The business did not run […]
Historically the markets in December are strong, but this year returns are at -14%. Most asset classes are down for the year. 4 reasons we think the Grinch may have a change of heart: The Federal Reserve China Trade Brexit Economic Activity First featured on traditionadvisers.net.