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Welcome to September and historically the weakest month for equities.  I will skip the reasons but will instead concentrate upon today’s prevailing narrative....

It appears every bulge bracket firm is forecasting considerable volatility in the coming weeks.  Is this the result of the lack of volatility of the last sixty days, the least volatile times in about 20 years according to some statistics?...

The Dog Days of Summer are continuing.  This lack of volatility—30 days without a 1% move in the S & P 500 for 30 days which is the longest stretch since early 2014—is manifested in the market’s volume.  Dow Jones Newswire further wrote there has...

Many times I have opined the cheapest execution cost is most often the most expensive decision.  Yesterday’s volatility was deafening....

For many July was an ugly month.  Perhaps one of the few positives to write is the narrative is rising about the narrowness of the market where only 5 or 6 stocks have contributed to the year to date return for the averages.  Over 60%...

When I came into the industry about 30 years ago I unknowingly cold called a legendary icon.  The gentleman politely interrupted me partially through the presentation and gave me some unsolicited advice, advice that I believe is more poignant today than in years’ past....