Category: 5-Chart Friday


7-Chart Saturday (7/24/21)

Register here for our Webinar on July 27th discussing the most important charts and themes thus far in 2021 (a replay will be sent to those who register). — This week’s post is sponsored by YCharts. Mention Compound to receive 20% off your subscription when you initially sign up for the service. Enabling smarter investment decisions & better client communications. 7 charts […]

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5-Chart Friday (7/16/21)

Register here for our Webinar on July 27th discussing the most important charts and themes thus far in 2021 (a replay will be sent to those that register). — This week’s post is sponsored by YCharts. Mention Compound to receive 20% off your subscription when you initially sign up for the service. Enabling smarter investment decisions & better client communications. 5 […]

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5-Chart Sunday (7/11/21)

This week’s post is sponsored by YCharts. Mention Compound to receive 20% off your subscription when you initially sign up for the service. Enabling smarter investment decisions & better client communications. 5 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) Big Trouble, Big China Chinese internet stocks (ETF: $KWEB) hit a 52-week low this […]

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7-Chart Sunday (7/4/21)

This week’s post is sponsored by YCharts. Mention Compound to receive 20% off your subscription when you initially sign up for the service. Enabling smarter investment decisions & better client communications. 7 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) The $1 Trillion Club Facebook ($FB) became the 5th US Company to cross the […]

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7-Chart Sunday (6/27/21)

This week’s post is sponsored by YCharts. Mention Compound to receive 20% off your subscription when you initially sign up for the service. Enabling smarter investment decisions & better client communications. 7 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) Waiting for “Actual” Inflation Fed Chairman Jerome Powell boosted markets this week in saying […]

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7-Chart Monday (6/21/21)

This week’s post is sponsored by YCharts. Mention Compound to receive 20% off your subscription when you initially sign up for the service. Enabling smarter investment decisions & better client communications. 7 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) In Search of Greener Pastures The percentage of workers in the US that are […]

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6-Chart Saturday (6/12/21)

6 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) Consumer Prices Surge US consumer prices rose 5% over the last year, the highest increase since 2008. Core prices (excluding food/energy) rose 3.8%, the fastest pace since 1992. The US is not alone in seeing rising prices, though its […]

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7-Chart Sunday (6/6/21)

This week’s post is sponsored by YCharts. Mention Compound to receive 20% off your subscription when you initially sign up for the service. Enabling smarter investment decisions & better client communications. 7 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) The Jobs Comeback The US Unemployment rate moved down to 5.8% in May, its […]

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5-Chart Friday (5/28/21)

5 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) The $100 Million Deli? Shares of Hometown International – a New Jersey Deli with a single location – hit a market cap of $113 million earlier this year and are still trading at $94 million today. Its latest financials: […]

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6-Chart Saturday (5/22/21)

This week’s post is sponsored by YCharts. Mention Compound to receive 20% off your subscription when you initially sign up for the service. Enabling smarter investment decisions & better client communications. 6 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) $3 Gas Gasoline prices in the US are back above $3 per gallon, at […]

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7-Chart Sunday (5/16/21)

7 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) Now Hiring There have never been more Job Openings in the US than there are today: 8.1 million. With 9.8 million people still unemployed, there is a big debate going on over whether the additional Federal unemployment benefits of […]

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5-Chart Friday (5/7/21)

This week’s post is sponsored by YCharts. Mention Compound to receive 20% off your subscription when you initially sign up for the service. Enabling smarter investment decisions & better client communications. 5 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) Crocs Comeback One of the great comebacks in stock market history: Crocs is back […]

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7-Chart Sunday (5/2/21)

Don’t miss our latest insights. Sign up here for our newsletter. 7 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) The Stimulus Effect US personal incomes were 29% higher in March 2021 than a year ago, the highest rate of increase ever recorded. 2) The V in Earnings […]

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5-Chart Friday (4/23/21)

This week’s post is sponsored by YCharts. Mention Compound to receive 20% off your subscription when you initially sign up for the service. Enabling smarter investment decisions & better client communications. 5 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) Housing Boom 2.0 The US Housing Boom continues with New Home Sales surging to […]

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5-Chart Friday (4/16/21)

Don’t miss our latest insights. Sign up here for our newsletter. 5 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) A Rising Tide… …lifts all boats. 96.4% of stocks in the S&P 500 are above their 200-day moving average, the highest % ever. 2) The Free Money Effect […]

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5-Chart Friday (4/9/21)

This week’s post is sponsored by YCharts. Mention Compound to receive 20% off your subscription when you initially sign up for the service. Enabling smarter investment decisions & better client communications. 5 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) All is Calm Again The $VIX has finally moved back to pre-pandemic levels, down […]

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6-Chart Saturday (4/3/21)

Click Here for a replay of the Webinar I did with YCharts this week. We discussed 6 Long-Term Market Trends that have been showing signs of reversing. 6 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) The Jobs Recovery Continues As the US reopening continues, jobs are coming back. […]

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5-Chart Friday (3/26/21)

This week’s post is sponsored by YCharts. Mention Compound to receive 20% off your subscription when you initially sign up for the service. Enabling smarter investment decisions & better client communications. __ Register here for our Webinar on April 1st discussing 6 Long-Term Market Trends that have been showing signs of reversing (replay will be sent to those that register). 5 […]

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5-Chart Friday (3/19/21)

Don’t miss our latest insights. Sign up here for our free newsletter… 5 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) Higher Growth + Higher Inflation = Easy Money? The Federal Reserve updated their projections at this week’s FOMC meeting with a substantial move higher in anticipated real […]

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5-Chart Friday (3/12/21)

This week’s post is sponsored by YCharts. Mention Compound to receive 20% off your subscription when you initially sign up for the service. Enabling smarter investment decisions & better client communications. __ 5 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) Stimmy, Stimmy, Stimmy The 3rd round of stimulus checks are on their way, […]

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5-Chart Friday (3/5/21)

Don’t miss our latest insights. Sign up here for our free newsletter… 5 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1. The Price of Admission The S&P 500 fell 5.7% from its high in mid February to its low this week, its first correction since last September. This […]

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6-Chart Saturday (2/27/21)

This week’s post is sponsored by YCharts. Mention Compound to receive 20% off your subscription when you initially sign up for the service. Enabling smarter investment decisions & better client communications. __ 1) A Billion a Day The boom in SPACs continues with over a billion a day in new issuance in the first two months of the year. At this […]

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6-Chart Saturday (2/20/21)

6 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1. Dr. Copper’s Comeback Copper closed at its highest level in over 9 years, more than doubling from its low last March. The signs of rising inflation can found almost everywhere. Freeport-McMoRan ($FCX), a leading producer of Copper, continues to […]

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5-Chart Friday (2/12/21)

This week’s post is sponsored by YCharts. Mention Compound to receive 20% off your subscription when you initially sign up for the service. Enabling smarter investment decisions & better client communications. __ 1) No Inflation? The US Federal Reserve says there’s “no inflation,” pointing to metrics like the CPI (consumer price index) which is up only 1.4% in the past year. […]

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5-Chart Friday (2/5/21)

5 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing… 1) Game Over All games eventually come to an end, and this one was no different. The mania that swept the nation last week ended as many had feared, with GameStop down 89% from its high last week. The progression […]

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