Posts by Michael Kane

Steady as She Goes!

July 2018 The second quarter of 2018 was less eventful than the first quarter.  As a reminder, U.S. stock markets began the year quite strong with the S&P 500 gaining 5.7% in January.  Then starting in late January through mid-February it suffered a sharp 10% correction. The S&P 500 recovered to end the 1st quarter…

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Volatility is back!

2017 was an exceptionally strong year for global stock markets. In the United States the S&P 500 was up 21.8%, many overseas markets fared even better. The momentum continued into January 2018 with the S&P 500 adding an additional 5.7% for the month. The S&P 500 peaked on January 26th and then things turned rather…

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