Up, Up and Away! The Stock Market Continues to Defy the Gravity of Headline News

Up, Up and Away! The Stock Market Continues to Defy the Gravity of Headline News

26.07.2017
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By: Guy Adami, Director, Advisor Advocacy
Published July 26, 2017
It seems like these days, the markets are making new all-time highs. It is seemingly impervious to negative headlines and events that historically would have derailed the moves higher. For further proof, one needs to look only at the CBOE Volatility Index®. Currently we find …

The Impact of French Election on Global Markets

26.04.2017
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By: Guy Adami, Director, Advisor Advocacy
Published April 26, 2017
Although there are many interesting things going on in the world right now, I thought I would start with some comments made last week by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde. When asked about the upcoming French elections, Lagarde said a strong showing by Far Right candidate Marine …

The Stock Market Update Two Months Post the 2016 Presidential Election

24.01.2017
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Stock Market Update

By: Guy Adami, Director, Advisor Advocacy
Published January 25, 2017
Since the 104-point sell-off in the S&P on the night and early morning of the presidential election, the market has rallied some 12.5%, culminating with an all-time high print of $2,282.10 on January 6. In the wee hours of the morning of Election Day, I was on …

The Stock Markets One Month After the Presidential Election

14.12.2016
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By: Guy Adami, Director, Advisor Advocacy
Published December 14, 2016
Now that a month has passed since the November elections, I thought it would be a good time to examine what has been happening in the stock markets. In the days leading up to the election, I was asked how I thought the market would react under …

A Guy Adami Coachable Moment: Behind the Scenes of the Fed’s Potential September Interest Rate Hike

14.09.2016
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By: Guy Adami, Director, Advisor Advocacy
Published September 14, 2016
At 52, I continue to be astonished that some of my most lasting impressions have come from coaches. These “coachable moments” typically consisted of a stern tongue lashing and were often accompanied by flying chairs, tables, etc. Oddly enough, such lessons didn’t take place after we lost …

Rethinking The Surging US Dollar

12.10.2016
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By: Guy Adami, Director, Advisor Advocacy
Published October 12, 2016
Despite yesterday’s sell off in the S&P 500, we still find ourselves a mere 2% off the all-time high of 2,193.81 made on August 15th. To the casual observer, everything is fine and this is just a very minor blip in what has been a …

October 2017 Financial Market Update from Guy Adami

24.10.2017
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By: Guy Adami, Director, Advisor Advocacy
Published October 25, 2017
We are right smack dab in the middle of what has been an impressive earnings season. Although strong EPS has been a constant for quite some time, we are finally starting to see the commensurate revenue growth that has been noticeably absent. Without question, that is a …

An Introduction to Bitcoin for Financial Advisors

2.01.2018
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By: Guy Adami, Director, Advisor Advocacy
Published January 3, 2018
Bitcoin has been in the news frequently these days, and a lot of advisors are interested in learning more about it, so we asked Brian Kelly to give us a primer. Kelly is founder and CEO of BKCM LLC, an investment firm focused on digital …

Recap of a Conference Call Featuring Guy Adami and a Senior Economist, Andrew Patterson, from Vanguard

30.01.2018
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By: Guy Adami, Director, Advisor Advocacy
Published January 31, 2018
While 2017 was a banner year, 2018 has also gotten off to a remarkable start. The United States is experiencing trend growth around 2%, and even Europe and Japan posted reasonable strong growth, exceeding expectations. Given some of the driving factors like aging populations, demographic shifts, and …

Divergence and Trade Wars: July Market Update

24.07.2018
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By: Guy Adami, Director, Advisor Advocacy
Published July 25, 2018
In the July market update call with Guy Adami, Dr. Alicia Levine of BNY Mellon Investment Management joined us to provide insightful market commentary. In her position as Head of Global Investment Strategies, she is an expert at synthesizing and translating concepts into actionable strategies and portfolio …

September Market Update Call with Guy Adami and Doug Peebles

3.10.2018
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By: Guy Adami, Director, Advisor Advocacy
Published October 3, 2018
Rising interest rates. Trade tensions and tariffs. The yield curve flattening at a seemingly alarming rate. What can we glean from looking at historical performance as we move forward? Guy Adami, joined by Doug Peebles, Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income at AllianceBernstein, …