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Equities rose on signs the Trump Administration is working toward easing tensions with trade partners. The President indicated that he would postpone European auto tariffs by up to six months. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin also said American ...

As widely accepted the markets are now dominated by algorithmic and technology based trading. The SEC has stated that over 90% of trading is the result of technology based trading, comprised of about 60% to 65% algorithmic and 25% to 30% indexing ...

Perhaps I should have titled today’s remarks that the markets have never really deviated from normalcy. I have written many times that I believe interest rates are the largest component of valuation (and technology based trading) formulas. Markets today are only reacting in greater fortitude...

Equities were mixed yesterday as the NASDAQ led by the technologies advanced and the Dow fell. Equity volume was muted. Treasury yields were relatively lower and oil rose after Saudi Arabia announced even deeper cuts and Venezuela is...

Many times I have commented about the outsized impact of algorithmic trading has had upon the markets.  JP Morgan recently wrote 80% of equity volume is now the result of this type of momentum based trading and...