I remember watching the Simpsons when their first episode aired as a Christmas special in 1989. I watched it religiously for years, laughing primarily at and with Homer. A recent article I read triggered a memory of Homer and his … Continue reading
Do you find it puzzling when a bleak economic report emerges from the press, only to be accompanied by a positive surge in the stock market? Or good news is reported and stocks sell-off?
If you said yes, you’re certainly not alone… Continue reading
The combined market capitalization of the five largest stocks by market capitalization — Microsoft, Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook — reached 20% of the S&P 500 in 2020. This level of concentration has not been seen since the Technology Bubble in the late 1990s.
Yet, these businesses have proved so successful that there is no way to repeat what they have done. Continue reading
The recently passed CARES Act provides support to Americans and companies large and small. Not so much a stimulus bill but a liquidity bill in our view, it gives a necessary backstop to the forced shut-downs required to fight the Coronavirus. The Act will help families meet their needs, pay their bills, and preserve many jobs to which they can return. Here are some of the key elements of the CARES Act that may impact you. Continue reading