We noted previously that the market would likely work its way higher in the first few weeks of September. Now momentum appears to be fading short of previous all-time highs. With the Fed’s interest rate cut behind us, future price increases need support from alleviating trade issues and more interest rate cuts. Neither of those factors exist yet.

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, Seasonal Trade Strategy: September

Below we show a correlation matrix of some of the more popular US ETFs. As a reminder, the closer the correlation is to +1 the stronger the positive relationship. And the closer the number to —1 the stronger the negative relationship. How can we use this knowledge? Two ways: Diversification. One of the tenants of Read more ➝

, Seasonal Trade Strategy: September

This week, we celebrate(!) our beloved offspring returning to school. This time of year reminds us how quickly time passes and how little time we have to enjoy our children. The event also turns our thoughts to the financial implications of education whether that be for primary, secondary, tertiary or all three. A good education Read more ➝