Blog

Congestion

Congestion

OVERVIEW   The major U.S. stock indices put in mixed performances last week. While the S&P 500 Index gained a moderate 0.36% and the Nasdaq Composite surged 2.15%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.13%. The gains came mostly from growth stocks, with the...

read more
More Advancers Than Decliners

More Advancers Than Decliners

  This week’s featured chart shows why the recent rally in the stock market might have some legs. The chart, shown above, is a “breadth thrust” indicator that measures the ratio of advancing stocks to declining stocks. Specifically, it takes the ratio of the...

read more
Reversals

Reversals

  This week, I want to feature an indicator we’ve recently discussed on the blog. It’s a price-based indicator that measures reversals in the stock market. Specifically, it generates buy and sell signals for the S&P 500 index based on percentage reversals...

read more
Silver Lining

Silver Lining

  This week, the Commerce Department announced that real GDP fell at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 0.9% in the second quarter. This followed a 1.6% decline in the first quarter. Taken together, that’s two consecutive quarters of declining real GDP, which...

read more
Party With Stocks or T-Bill and Chill?

Party With Stocks or T-Bill and Chill?

  Near the end of the 1990s, two well-known economists, Robert Shiller and John Campbell argued that the high ratio of stock prices to dividends indicated that the stock market was seriously overvalued. In other words, they thought the dividend yield (dividends...

read more
Valuing the Market

Valuing the Market

  Whenever there’s talk about what drives the stock market, it usually comes back to two main factors: earnings and what investors are willing to pay for those earnings. A common way to quantify this relationship is to look at something called a price-to-earnings...

read more
Finding the Right Gear

Finding the Right Gear

OVERVIEW   The U.S. stock market had another down week last week. After a 0.93% drop, the S&P 500 has now fallen in 12 of the last 15 weeks. The Dow edged lower 0.16%, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.57%. Growth stocks pulled the market lower, with the Russell 3000...

read more
Jumbo Hike

Jumbo Hike

  This week's big news was the release of the June Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation number. On a year-over-year basis, headline inflation came in at 9.1%. That’s the highest it has been in 41 years and was higher than Wall Street’s expectations. As a result,...

read more
880 13th Avenue North
Clinton, Iowa 52732

563-242-9042

5465 Utica Ridge Road
Davenport, Iowa 52807

563-823-0532

9079 East Tamarack Drive
Dubuque, Iowa 52003

800-248-9042

info@nelsoncorp.com
Fax: 563-242-9062

Securities offered through Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., a Broker/Dealer, Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment Advisor Representative, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., a Registered Investment Advisor. Cambridge and NelsonCorp Wealth Management are not affiliated. This communication is strictly intended for individuals residing in the states of AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI. No offers may be made or accepted from any resident outside the specific states referenced.

The information being provided is strictly as a courtesy. When you link to any of these websites provided herein, NelsonCorp Wealth Management makes no representation as to the completeness or accuracy of information provided at these sites. Nor is the company liable for any direct or indirect technical or system issues or any consequences arising out of your access to or your use of third-party technologies, sites, information, and programs made available through this site.

Copyright © 2022
NelsonCorp Wealth Management