• Jan 13, 2021

    ECONOMIC RECOVERY ACCELERATES; COVID-19 VACCINATIONS ON THE RISE

    Markets wrapped up their first full week of 2021, and after a sloppy stumble on Monday, the S&P 500 managed to recover and close up +1.2% for the week. Equities seem to be telling us to expect a pretty vigorous economic recovery in the coming months.
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  • Jan 06, 2021

    MARKETS CHOPPY INTO NEW YEAR AS DEMOCRATS TAKE CONTROL

    With the Democrats taking control of the White House, Congress, and Senate, the election is complete. One of the major concerns is if they will raise taxes. We feel they will be slow to do so; with an economy that is very weak and unemployment high, it would put additional burden on the economy.
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  • Dec 16, 2020

    NEW VACCINE ARRIVAL AND END OF YEAR SURGE

    The HCM-BuyLine® is positive and strong. There is more good news on the COVID-19 front as Moderna is very close to being approved for distribution, possibly as soon as Friday. If the Food and Drug Administration authorizes Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate, it will be the second vaccine to be made available to Americans during the coronavirus pandemic, and the first-ever authorized product for the 10-year-old biotech.
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  • Dec 09, 2020

    VACCINES ON THE WAY, MARKETS BULLISH

    I read the NY Times article yesterday that said the U.S. passed on opportunities to acquire more than 100 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine, implying that this would lead to a shortage of vaccines in the United States. At first, I was shocked, and a little angered that we had not made a proactive move. But, on further research, this is not the case.
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  • Dec 02, 2020

    VANCE HOWARD MARKET UPDATE WITH YAHOO FINANCE

    Vance Howard was live on Yahoo Finance Monday, November 30th.
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  • Nov 25, 2020

    THE DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE HITS 30,000, A NEW ALL-TIME HIGH

    Yesterday was a Christopher Columbus Day! Those of you who have been reading the Wealth Watch for years know what this is. But for those who do not, well, let me tell you the story.
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  • Nov 18, 2020

    HCM-BUYLINE® REMAINS POSITIVE AMIDST GOOD VACCINE NEWS AND STRENGTHENING ECONOMY

    The HCM-BuyLine® is clearly positive, and any pullback in the market should be bought. Pullbacks are likely to be shallow given the improving intermediate-term backdrop. First, despite the recent rebound, most cyclicals are still early in new intermediate-term/weekly upturns after trading sideways or correcting between June-October.
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  • Nov 11, 2020

    OPTIMISM IN POST-ELECTION MARKETS, HCM-BUYLINE® SPOT ON

    First, let me say thank you to all the Veterans of this great country. Thank you so much for your sacrifice and service. Our analysis on how to play the election was spot on with the HCM-BuyLine® signaling to stay long, take the emotion out, and buy on any pullback. We had built up a sizable amount of new money coming into our funds over the two weeks leading up to the election, and that was fully invested on election day.
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