The January Effect

There’s an old adage you may have heard recently which says: “As goes January, so goes the year.” What is this January barometer all about? According to the Stock Traders Almanac, the month of January tends to predict the direction of the market with an 88.5% accuracy ratio, with only seven major errors recorded since … Read more

And We're Off!

Are you getting used to writing 2012 on your checks yet? The first nine days of the new year have sure flown by! After all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we hope you’re settling back into a normal routine, and that your first week of 2012 has been a good one. We’re … Read more

2011- The Year In Review

As we close the books on 2011, many will associate the year with Europe’s debt crisis, Congress’ political gridlock, and the stock market’s volatility. And to some extent, they’ll be right. We did face a number of significant challenges during the course of the year. At the same time though, 2011 was a year of … Read more