• In ETFs, forewarned is forearmed

    Done correctly, the selection of individual common stocks requires rigorous effort. Investors, however, often seek a way to shortcut this process.

  • Presidential election cycles and stock market performance

    Although it is nearly a year away, investors are already considering the potential equity market impact of the 2020 United States presidential election.

  • Acrophobia

    The fear that new stock market heights might lead to a sharp downturn can prompt costly decisions.

  • Economic Data, Limits of Monetization, and Equities Enter Profitable Period

    Investment Perspectives provides insight into the markets from three of Janney's elite strategists.

  • Finally

    After more than three months and multiple attempts, the S&P 500 Monday morning finally set a new intraday all-time high on word that technical consultations on a trade agreement text are "basically completed," which suggested phase-one of a trade agreement might be signed at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Chile next month.

  • Can you bank on it?

    Optimism about trade negotiations with China faded somewhat last week, but a draft of a deal with the European Union offered hope that after more than three years, the Brexit saga might end.

  • Let’s make a deal - maybe

    Driven by increased hopes for a trade truce with China, headlines suggesting a Brexit deal might be coming and a positive report on consumer sentiment, all the major indices here and in Europe ended notably higher on Friday.

  • Oil prices, repo non-crisis, and stocks in October

    Investment Perspectives provides insight into the markets from three of Janney's elite strategists.

  • The beat goes on

    Earnings were a feature last week, but the market intensely focused on prospects for a rate cut at the next meeting of the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting July 30-31.

  • Bear trap, negative yields, and range-bound market

    Investment Perspectives provides insight into the markets from three of Janney's elite strategists.

  • Recession obsession

    Last week, the market initially focused on what the Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell would say at the annual Jackson Hole Symposium.

  • Spiking the punch bowl, the next economic downturn, and second-half surge

  • Semper paratus

    Since the market low March 9, 2009, a tidal wave of buying has lifted many market indices to unprecedented levels and taken many equity portfolios with it.

  • Only a matter of time

    An old cliché says the price is truth, but there are times when price alone does not tell the whole story. We think this is one of those times.

  • Exogenous shock, inverted yield curve, and staggering equities

    Investment Perspectives provides insight into the markets from three of Janney's elite strategists.

  • Positive growth, nature of inflation, and equity portfolios

    Investment Perspectives provides insight into the markets from three of Janney's elite strategists.

  • Economic breakthroughs, Fed’s u-turn, and inversion talk

  • Weakening dollar, fixed income exposure, and potential stock gains

    Investment Perspectives provides insight into the markets from three of Janney's elite strategists.

  • Serpentine Shelly, fixed income indices, and January jumpstart

    Investment Perspectives provides insight into the markets from three of Janney's elite strategists.

  • Twelve and counting

    Early in a new year, equity investors typically ponder what might be the optimum sector allocation for their equity portfolio. Often, they assume that what worked best in the previous year will continue to be the best. For the previous 11 years, this assumption was wrong.

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