We expect the FOMC to raise the Fed Funds rate when they meet next week, as recent data show the economy strengthening. This week we also feature an investment management company paying a 6.2% dividend with 47% upside potential to our 24 month price targetDetails
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Americans are even more optimistic about their economic futures than they were following the U.S. presidential election. In a recent poll released by IBD/TIPP, the Economic Optimism Index hit 56.4 — equal to its level back in October 2004. Also notable poll results are Americans’ confidence in their own personal financial outlooks and confidence in new Federal policies. To…Details
A highly regarded polling firm released new data today confirming what the stock market has been saying since the US presidential election: Americans are very optimistic on their economic futures. The poll, released by IBD/Tipp, who have the best track record predicting recent presidential elections, reported today that their Economic Optimism Index rose to 54.8%…Details
IN THE MEDIA
Across nearly five decades in the 20th century, Gerald M. Loeb prospered in the world of Wall Street. So what made Loeb really stand apart? In the following article by Investor’s Business Daily, Bryan Anderson, Market Strategist for Beck Capital Management recounts the impression that Loeb made on William J. O’Neil and the investing principles…Details
‘You don’t tell the markets anything. You just implement policy — slowly and smoothly.” That was the communication policy of late Fed Chairman William McChesney Martin (1906-1998), as recalled by finance professor Lewis Spellman of the University of Texas at Austin. Spellman, who worked at the Fed during the Johnson administration, remembers Martin vividly and…Details
China’s growth may be slowing, but it’s for all the right reasons. U.S stocks on Thursday kicked off the start of October with losses, after nosediving last month as investors worried about slowing growth in China. True, the growth rate of the world’s second largest economy has declined from over 10% in past years to…Details
On Monday, August 24 the Dow Industrials closed down 588 points on fears over the effect of recent Chinese currency devaluation. Unlike many on Wall Street, Frank Beck saw the market’s decline as a very attractive buying opportunity. Watch the video for his comments on KVUE-TV.Details
QUARTERLY MARKET VIEWS
The stock market started off the year exceptionally weak, with all major market indexes down double digit percentages going into the low on February 11. We believe much of the weakness was due to selling by foreign sovereign wealth funds, where the related country’s fiscal budget is heavily affected by the price of crude oil.Details