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Market Highlights in Charts 9.27.17

September 27, 2017

1. The dearth of new home building and the high housing prices are taking their toll.

Market Highlights in Charts 9.25.17

September 25, 2017

1. Looks like U.S. Housing is running into another headwind... affordability

Market Highlights in Charts 9.18.17

September 18, 2017

1. Not only have we had low volatility, we have had historically low drawdowns for years.  See our paper on getting SKEWERED! 

Can Active Investing Make a Comeback?

September 15, 2017

Much has been made on the “death of active investing” due to the investor’s increasing preference for low-cost index funds, made more accessible through the proliferation of ETFs. As the charts below show, there is no denying this trend. Historically, the high costs of active ...

Market Highlights in Charts 9.13.17

September 13, 2017

1. We agree with the headline, but every city we visit is booming with construction cranes. Residential housing construction needs to pick up...

Market Highlights in Charts 9.12.17

September 12, 2017

1. My Peter Lynch metric continues...a tour boat captain in Chicago said they have 47 construction cranes in the city. Last quarter's GDP was increased from 2.6% to 3%.