Market Commentary

What Do Trump’s Infrastructure Plans Mean for Infrastructure Stocks?

June 19th, 2017
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Dan C. from Cincinnati, OH asks: Do you think that Trump’s infrastructure plans will go through? And if so, does that mean there could be some building or materials companies that could make for good stock investments? What are some of the good ones you’d recommend?[…]

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Are Tech Stocks Running the Show?

June 1st, 2017
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Henry from Albany, NY asks: I’ve noticed that technology stocks seem to running the show lately, and I read an article stating that a large percentage of returns are really only coming from the giant companies, like Apple and Google. I have a two-part question: 1) Do you think this strong performance will continue,[…]

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Are You Worried About Big Down Days in the Market?

May 25th, 2017
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Chris R. from Providence, Rhode Island asks: Hi Mitch, it was hard not to get worried last week with all the hysteria over the firing of the F.B.I. director and the possible obstruction of justice charges, etc… etc… If the market is going to react like that every time there’s a potential controversy in government,[…]

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How Will Trump’s Tax Proposals Affect You?

May 10th, 2017
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Libby from Green Bay, WI asks: News about President Trump’s tax proposals is all over the place, but I still haven’t been able to make any sense of it. I’m a small business owner. Can you provide a summary of what the proposal says?[…]

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The Impact of French Elections

May 4th, 2017
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Roger S. from Chicago, IL asks: “There seems to be a lot of concern surrounding the upcoming French election for presidency. I have an international fund in my portfolio. Should I be cautious about the outcome of the election and potentially take action depending on who wins?”
Mitch’s Reply:
It’s good to see that you have an international component in your investment portfolio.[…]

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What IPOs Should You Be on the Lookout For?

April 26th, 2017
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David from Fort Worth, Texas asks: Hi Mitch, I noticed there hasn’t been too much news about IPOs lately, but I also heard Snapchat was a blockbuster. I have two questions: do you think Snapchat is worth buying? And, are there other IPOs I should be on the lookout for?[…]

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How Will Trump Revamp Wall Street’s Regulations?

April 20th, 2017
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Martin from Jackson, MS asks: Hi Mitch, I’ve heard in the news that President Trump is planning to reduce and/or eliminate a lot of these heavy-handed regulations on Wall Street, which he says has reduced small-business lending and is partly responsible for slow growth in the economy.[…]

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2nd Quarter Pitfalls You Don’t Want to Miss!

April 12th, 2017
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Jill R. from Reno, NV asks: Hi Mitch: After such a strong run-up in the stock market in the first three months of the year, do you expect to see a similar outcome in the second quarter?
Mitch Response: Thanks for writing,[…]

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4 Retirement Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

April 4th, 2017
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Angela from Fort Collins, CO asks: Hi Mitch, I’m a single mom trying to do the best I can to keep my finances in order with an emphasis on saving for retirement. What advice do you have for how I should prioritize my goals?[…]

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Is the Trump Rally in Financials Ending?

March 27th, 2017
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Marisa N. from Detroit, MI asks: I read an article over the weekend that said the Trump rally in Financials may be over, and that maybe the Trump rally in general is finished. What would you say to this? Do you still like Financials stocks and banks?[…]

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