Q1 2019 Commentary

Is the Global Economic Slowdown in the Past?   The financial markets over the past six months, with the general increase in volatility, have led investors to ...

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When Too Much Confidence Becomes A Concerning Thing

When Too Much Confidence Becomes A Concerning Thing

Sir John Templeton, one of the greatest money managers of the past century was famous for his observation that the bottom of a bear market or significant stock market decline was also the “point of maximum pessimism.” Historical analysi...

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Weatherstone Capital Management Special Market Update 2/3/2018

Weatherstone Capital Management Special Market Update 2/3/2018

This past week the stock market, as measured by the S&P 500, wrapped up its best January performance since 1997, up 5.6%. It was also its worst weekly performance in two years, with the S&P 500 down 3.85%. Many investors are wonderi...

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2018 Outlook

2018 Outlook

Welcome to 2018!  Despite the expectations for 2017 being a year of above-average volatility due to the big political shift caused by the Presidential election, it didn’t happen.  As we moved into the new year, as far as stock markets w...

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A Good Time to Go Abroad

A Good Time to Go Abroad

One of the biggest challenges that we as investors face is our own natural tendencies, or as many economists describe it, our behavioral biases.  These cover such areas as anchoring biases, where we adjust our expectations of where prices ...

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Economic Growth is starting to Disappoint

Economic Growth is starting to Disappoint

Economic Growth is starting to Disappoint Since the conclusion of the Presidential Election last November, stock markets both here in the U.S. and around the world have done quite well, and optimism and economic confidence have moved to mul...

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