Last Minute (Male) Holiday Shopping Trends

Ask any retailer about the Holiday season, and they will tell you their success comes down to just 2 weekends. The first is Black Friday through Cyber Monday. The second is the final weekend …

S&P +20% This Year; What’s Next?

The S&P 500 will most likely end the year at least 20% higher than where it started. Sounds like an outsized return, no? We pulled the performance data for the index …

Bitcoin is the New Kardashian

We’re doing our best to make sure we don’t flood you with bitcoin/crypto information because there are plenty of other issues with broad appeal. That’s hard, though, when the topic dominates …

S&P 500 Recessionary Earnings Power

What if the global economy entered a recession in the first half of 2018? Very few analysts expect such an outcome, but that alone makes it a question worth pondering. How …

NY Fed Data: The Value of College

Economists at the New York Fed came out today with a novel Big Data analysis on US student loan default rates. This is a critical issue for the US economy, with …

Results of our Bitcoin Survey

We have the results to our recent bitcoin/crypto currency survey, done in conjunction with Triad Securities Corp. Thanks to all who participated, and we will be emailing the lucky prizewinners on Monday. …