Market Commentary

Bitcoin Crashes – A Visual History

Bitcoin suffered it’s latest price plunge this week – at one point pulling back as much as 50% from its all-time high. Below is a great visual of Bitcoin crashes brought to you by Visual Capitalist. Continue reading

What is a Non-Fungible Token (NFT)?

From mainstream media coverage to a parody skit on Saturday Night Live, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are starting to become a household name. Continue reading

How Record Housing Prices Influence the Market

One of the beneficiaries of the lockdowns and social distancing measures of the past year has no doubt been the housing market. It is well known that many flocked to the suburbs, moved to warmer climates, and traded up their homes during the early stages of the pandemic. Continue reading

Why Investors Still Face Low-Yield Challenges

Despite the jump in interest rates this year, the yields on many corporate bonds remain low. This is driven by many of the same factors that continue to push the stock market higher: the strong economic recovery and rebound in corporate profits. Continue reading

Week In Perspective: Market Snaps Hot Streak [23-Apr-21]

The stock market finished mixed and little changed in a week marked by consolidation activity and heated tax discussions. The S&P 500 (-0.1%), Dow Jones Industrial Average (-0.5%), and Nasdaq Composite (-0.3%) finished slightly lower, while the Russell 2000 (+0.4%) closed slightly higher. Continue reading