America’s stock markets attained a couple of milestones this week: the longest bull market ever and, ironically, the longest correction since 1961! How can we reconcile the two?
Queen teamed up with David Bowie in 1981 to create Under Pressure which topped the UK’s singles chart. Search the internet for an interpretation of the lyrics and you’ll find oodles of opinions. When you’re done reading this note, take a listen here and tell us what you think. In the meantime, let’s look at an area of the market for which the s
A week ago today we got a look at the latest employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Click here to see what we wrote regarding the strong report. While parsing through the data, it became clear that the labor market is very tight. But then another report issued by the BLS subsequently,
Clairvoyance is not part of the Atlas investment algorithm. Endeavoring just to interpret current data is challenge enough. In fact, since various agencies and institutions revise past data with some regularity, even seeing the past sometimes proves difficult. Nevertheless, we do have a crystal ball and dusted it off at the most recent pie party to make some bold predictions.&
Atlas is a peaceful bunch. We don’t like wars, including those revolving around trade. But everywhere one looks it seems like nations are turning their backs to one another. Instead of finding new ways to work together and prosper, countries are looking for new barriers. This is not just a recent phenomenon. Brexit started off two years ago as the U.K.