Carnegie Market Blog

 

1st Half Performance, Solar Boom, iPhone Disruption

Posted by Brent Luce on Jul 5, 2017 4:55:44 PM

First Half Market Behavior

Despite the political drama and other fear-inducing events that have occurred this year, the stock market has been fairly strong this year.  This strength, however, has not been uniform.  MORE:  Year to Date Market Summary  Below are some charts illuminating some of the trends and dispersion within the market so far this year:

-- Dividend paying stocks have lagged this year, while growth stocks have outperformed.  I believe this is due to several factors, including an increased appetite for risk, dividend heavy sectors experiencing fundamental weakness and the perception of higher interest rates on the horizon.

Read More

Topics: Technology, distruption, solar

Share this Blog


 

Carnegie Cropped eBook No Shadow-min

"Top 4 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Financial Advisor"

What You'll Learn

  • The difference between fiduciary and suitability standards
  • Learn how some advisors may not be required to work in your best interest
  • Be aware of various types of hidden costs
  • The importance of third party custodians
  • The difference between fee-based and fee-only

Download Your Copy of the eBook Below

Recent Posts

Subscribe here for monthly blog updates!