La Pointe Commentary

September 27, 2017 - The Fed is Gradually Reducing

August 11, 2017 - Is the Market Overheating? North Korea?

June 15, 2017 - Less Loose! 

June 9, 2017 - 99 Months! 

April 13, 2017 - First Quarter Earnings; Double Digits?

March 28, 2017 - Final Four!

March 22, 2017 - Sweet Sixteen!

March 13, 2017 - Two Different Days

February 14, 2017 - The Valentine's Day Index 

December 22, 2016 -  Hits and Misses-A look back at 2016 

November 22, 2016 - What's to be Thankful about America?

November 9, 2016 - Election Surprise

October 26, 2016 - Itís the Interest Rates, Stupid!

October 6, 2016 - Welcome to the 4th Quarter!

September 13, 2016 - Sell Now?

July 1, 2016 - Brexit Reflections

June 24, 2016 - The Brexit Vote

May 31, 2016 - Apple, CNBC, and The Fed

February 10, 2016 - The US Dollar Still Fails to Collapse 

December 23, 2015 - Finally, The Wait Is Over!

October 9, 2015 - It Ain't Over 'Till It's Over

September 1, 2015 - Ignore China

June 30, 2015 - More Greek Drama! Other People's Money

May 28, 2015 - Tribute to Letterman: Top 10 Keys for Stocks

May 22, 2015 - Earnings Recap: Good Enough?

March 5, 2015 - More Greek Drama

February 26, 2015 - Energy is ImportantÖ..But!

December 23, 2014 - No Room at the Inn

November 26, 2014 - What's to be Thankful about America?

November 13, 2014 - Itís About the Cloud, 3D Printing and Energy Production

October 16, 2014 - Market Pullbacks and Volatility

September 25, 2014 - Why Do Stocks Keep Rising?

September 11, 2014 - Back to School with the 3 Rís

August 28, 2014 - Ready, Set, Hike!

August 12, 2014 - Fear and Facts

July 29, 2014 - Seinfeld and Earnings Season

July 11, 2014 - World Cup and World CPI

July 3, 2014 - Two Types of Bears - Both Wrong

May 29, 2014 - Housing-Not as Bad as it Looks

May 16, 2014 - The Best Indicator May Be a Long Way From Signaling the Start of a Bear Market

May 6, 2014 - Global Earnings-Expectations, Growth and Guidance

April 3, 2014 - Spring has Sprung!

March 13, 2014 - The Bull Turns 5

March 6, 2014 - Russian Cold War

February 28, 2014 - Bumps on the Slopes

February 3, 2014 - January Chill

January 6, 2013 - Outlook 2014: The Investor's Almanac

December 26, 2013 - The Fedís Christmas Present- a Bullish Outlook

December 17, 2013 - Taper, No Taper, or Somewhere In Between?

December 11, 2013 - A Spoonful of Sugar!

October 11, 2013 - Fed Guidance?

October 4, 2013 - The Government Shutdown!

September 27, 2013 - The Great No Taper Caper

September 18, 2013 - Tapering - A Spoiled Child?

August 23, 2013 - Area 51

August 13, 2013 - Summer of Love

July 23, 2013 - Earnings Watch

July 11, 2013 - Misplaced Fear

July 3, 2013 - Lost in Translation

June 24, 2013 - The Fed will Taper....The Fed will Not....

June 14, 2013 - Fiscally Confused Government Policy

May 22, 2013 - Rip Van Winkle

May 9, 2013 - The Basic Laws of Finance Apply to Everyone - Even Governments.

May 1, 2013 - Guess What? Growth is Back!

April 25, 2013 - The Bears are Grieving

April 17, 2103 - Boston Tragedy and Manhunt

April 11, 2013 - V Shaped Recovery

April 3, 2013 - Message from the Markets

March 28, 2013 - The Market's March Madness

March 21, 2013 - No Hot Water-Where is the Porterhouse Steak?

March 12, 2013 - Be Prepared to Duck

March 7, 2013 - Seeking Clear Winners

February 28, 2013 - Recognizing the Decision Box

February 22, 2013 - Managing the Trading Range

February 15, 2013 - The Twin Ceiling Conundrum

February 6, 2013 - The Markets are Like Teenagers

January 28, 2013 - Defending Mickelson

January 10, 2013 - Resolutions & Taxes

January 4, 2013 - What Makes our Economy Grow?

December 20, 2012 - Apocalypse Now?

December 14, 2012 - Washington's Dilemma

December 6, 2012 - Shareholders "Poweball" Payout

November 21, 2012 - What's to be Thankful about America?

November 14, 2012 - Global Gridlock

November 1, 2012- The Wall Street Election Poll

October 25, 2012 - Battle of the Central Banks

September 21, 2012 - Made in the USA

September 14, 2012 - "Plow Horse" Economy

September 6, 2012 - Twist & Shout!

August 28, 2012 - Weather or Not: Be Prepared