Long-Term Thinking

April 2016  By: JOEL GOODMAN, CFA, SCOTT McGHIE, CFA, CPA

The sideways market of 2015 became even more indecisive in the first quarter of 2016. The S&P 500 Index stumbled out of the gates, and was down more than 10% by early February. In the ensuing weeks, the Index made a strong turn higher, ending the first quarter up marginally. At quarter end, the Index…

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It’s a Mixed-up Investment World!

April 2016  By: MALCOLM BUTLER, JD

Source: Strategas The most successful investment theme in 2015 centered on investing in high growth stocks like Alphabet (formerly Google), Amazon, Facebook and Netflix. In a slow growth economy, investors placed a premium on companies that could deliver high revenue growth. Thus far in 2016, by contrast, we have seen many slower growing—but good dividend-paying…

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