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Chart of the Week: It’s Time to Pay Up

Chart of the Week: It’s Time to Pay Up

  For this week’s chart, we focus on the bond market and what is called a “term premium.” But before I describe the term premium, I’ll explain the layout of this chart.  In the top clip of the chart, we show the yield of the U.S. 10-year Treasury note.  In the...

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Room For More

Room For More

We’ve talked a lot about inflation recently and it continues to be at the top of many investors’ list of concerns. David Nelson joins the Local 4 News team to discuss why inflation is so important when it comes to our investments.

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Look How Far We’ve Come

Look How Far We’ve Come

OVERVIEW   The U.S. stock market had a positive showing last week as the second quarter got underway and investors weighed the President’s newly unveiled $2.25 trillion spending plan. The S&P 500 index rose above 4,000 for the first time, and its 1.14% weekly...

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Tug of War

Tug of War

After the wild year the stock market had in 2020, it doesn’t seem to have gone much of anywhere for the past month or so. David Nelson joins the Local 4 News team to discuss what this current status means and if it is unusual.

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What’s Changed From Last Year

What’s Changed From Last Year

OVERVIEW   The major U.S. stock indices were mixed last week, as the S&P 500 and Dow both reached record highs on gains of 1.57% and 1.36%, respectively.  The Nasdaq, meanwhile, slipped 0.58%. Small-cap stocks had a rough week, falling 1.76%, while large caps...

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