Forecast 2017 Webinar

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In this presentation, Kevin Theissen, Principal and Financial Advisor at Skygate Financial Group, will go over where the markets have been, where the markets are, and where the markets may be going.

Up, Down, Sideways, or Across?

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Markets weren’t quite sure which direction to move last week. The Trump rally, which lost some steam, gained momentum early in the week. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index finished January 19, the day before the inauguration, with its biggest … Read More

Surprise! Markets and the Election

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Markets were remarkably sanguine following the election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States. There was a moment of panic. As election results rolled in on Tuesday, Gold prices rose and Treasury yields fell, as investors sought … Read More

Will the Election Move the Stock Market?

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Elections often produce market volatility because markets hate uncertainty, and there is nothing certain about the outcome of the U.S. election. Election-induced volatility, however, often is relatively short-lived. Remember, the downturn that followed the British vote to leave the European … Read More

Uncertainty Creating Opportunities?

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Markets hate uncertainty – and that may create opportunities. Last week, investors experienced another bout of election jitters, and the Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) Index fell for the ninth straight session. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), a.k.a. the … Read More

Tired of the Election?

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It’s almost over… During July 2016, Pew Research reported almost 60 percent of Americans were suffering from election fatigue. They weren’t uninterested in the election. They were just worn out by never-ending news coverage that focused on candidates’ comments, personal … Read More

It’s an Election Year!

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The influence of elections on markets, investors, and economies has been examined and re-examined over time. Theories have been developed. Ideas have been promoted. Some may be accurate; some may not be. Here are a few things to keep in … Read More

Stock Markets and Election Years

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Written by Kevin Theissen, Principal and Financial Advisor at Skygate Financial Group. Super Bowl winners, the length of hemlines, and Sports Illustrated covers – all of these have been used to develop theories about the direction in which stock markets … Read More

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