Weekly Market Commentary – April 25, 2017

Weekly Market Commentary – April 25, 2017

Last week, investors multi-tasked, pushing both U.S. bond and stock markets higher. In March, the Federal Reserve raised the Fed funds rates for the second time in three months. Typically, we would expect interest rates to rise and bond prices to fall, but interest...
Weekly Market Commentary – April 18, 2017

Weekly Market Commentary – April 18, 2017

And the survey said… In late 2016, Natixis Global surveyed 500 institutional decision makers representing corporate pension plans, public pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, foundations, and endowments. Survey participants said market...
Happy Easter From All Of Us At Bradley Wealth

Happy Easter From All Of Us At Bradley Wealth

Wishing You Peace, Good Health and Prosperity May you be blessed on this auspicious day of Easter. We hope your day is filled with much happiness and many memories. In observance of Good Friday, the markets and our offices will be closed Friday, April 14,...
Weekly Market Commentary – April 11, 2017

Weekly Market Commentary – April 11, 2017

U.S. stock markets are sending mixed signals. If you look at the performance of the CBOE Volatility Index (a.k.a. the VIX or fear gauge), which is a measure of market expectations for volatility in the near future, it appears all is well and investors expect no...
Weekly Market Commentary – April 5, 2017

Weekly Market Commentary – April 5, 2017

Happy birthday! Toward the end of the first quarter, the bull market celebrated its eighth birthday. David Kelly, Chief Global Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management wrote: “Eight years ago, on March 9, 2009, the S&P 500 closed at 677, down 57 percent from...