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Posts by: Steve Birenberg

Market Fades

As outlined in recent posts, we expected the weakness experienced by the market the last few days. Besides the poor corporate earnings, which was the catalyst we expected would cause…

Fed As Expected

The Fed raised rates 25 basis points and kept its commentary relatively unchanged. The market responded with a small rally. The focus will now shift back to earnings, which we…

Monday’s Action

The Dow and S&P were weak on Monday in the face of earnings warnings from Colgate Palmolive, New York Times, and PMC Sierra. Colgate fell 11%, NY Times fell 2%,…

Stock Market Seasonality

Lehman Brothers had some interesting research out this morning regarding the seasonality of stock prices as it relates to the third and fourth quarters and election years. This research supports…

A Little Cautious

The market enters the second half of September near its recent highs after a strong rally off the early August lows. Northlake's recommended stocks and models have performed well in…

September Model Signals

No changes to the signals from Northlake's Market Capitalization and Style models for September. The Market Cap model signal favors Large Cap. This model favored either small or mid cap…

August Wrap-Up

The market staged a comback at the end of the month on low volume enabling the S&P 500 to eke out a small gain of about 3/10ths of 1%. Our…

Progress

The website is coming around and will soon be fully functional with links to your account (if it is in custody at Schwab Institutional) and lots of discussion on our…

Still Testing

Please note that we are just up and running and all you see are tests. Our whole look will change over the next few weeks so please come back.