SPECIAL REPORT: 2021 In Review

By |2022-01-12T14:43:54-05:00January 12th, 2022|Alhambra Research, Special Reports|

No one knows what the future holds. Not me, not you, and certainly not Wall Street. But while the future is impossible to see, the present is clear for anyone willing to listen to the story the market tells every day.  Here's what it said in 2021: Click here to download “2021 In Review: Year End Economic Assessment” (Sign-Up Required).   This report includes [...]

SPECIAL REPORT: 2021 In Review

By |2022-01-05T14:01:03-05:00January 5th, 2022|Alhambra Research, Special Reports|

No one knows what the future holds. Not me, not you, and certainly not Wall Street. But while the future is impossible to see, the present is clear for anyone willing to listen to the story the market tells every day.  Here's what it said in 2021: Click here to download “2021 In Review: Year End Economic Assessment” (Sign-Up Required).   This report includes [...]

SPECIAL REPORT: The Definitive Guide to Medicare

By |2021-12-07T12:43:16-05:00December 7th, 2021|Alhambra Research, Financial Planning, Retirement, Special Reports|

There’s a common misconception that Medicare is a simple, automatic process when you turn 65. Nothing could be further from the truth. The responsibility to enroll is on your shoulders, and if you miss deadlines or don’t enroll in just the right way, you can incur penalties that will consume chunks of your retirement income for the rest of your [...]

SPECIAL REPORT: Follow The Money – Volume 5

By |2020-08-10T13:26:33-04:00August 10th, 2020|Alhambra Research, Special Reports|

If the recession was the first "shoe to drop", what's the second...or third? The shock of the self-inflicted COVID recession is behind us. What we're all wondering now is what comes next? Will the economy recover to its previous state? Something better? Something worse? That will be determined by the second and third-order effects and they are already starting. Our Special [...]

The Dichotomy of Market Sentiment

By |2020-04-06T14:43:44-04:00April 6th, 2020|Bonds, Commodities, Currencies, Economy, Federal Reserve/Monetary Policy, Financial Planning, Markets, Real Estate, Special Reports, Stocks|

It doesn’t take much effort to find bearish sentiment about stocks or the economy right now. CNN’s Fear & Greed Index, an amalgam of seven discrete market sentiment indicators, is still in the “Extreme Fear” zone. Generally, market bottoms are associated with extreme fear while tops are associated with extreme greed. And it generally works; the gauge was pegged in [...]

Regime Change

By |2020-03-23T08:06:50-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Bonds, Commodities, Currencies, Economy, Federal Reserve/Monetary Policy, Markets, Real Estate, Special Reports, Stocks, Taxes/Fiscal Policy|

Stocks took another beating last week as the scope of the coronavirus shutdown started to sink in. The S&P 500 was down 15% last week with most of that coming on Monday after the Fed’s emergency rate cuts. Our accounts performed much better than that, but were still down on the week as corporate and municipal bonds continued to get [...]

SPECIAL REPORT: The Yield Curve And What It Means

By |2020-01-31T12:38:07-05:00January 31st, 2020|Alhambra Research, Special Reports|

The Yield Curve Inverted! Recession is Coming! Note: We first posted this research paper in August 2019, when the yield curve inverted for the first time in the current economic cycle. Well, it inverted once again yesterday, so... Do you need to worry about the yield curve inversion? Not if you have a strategy appropriate to your circumstances. Not if [...]

SPECIAL REPORT: Minding The Valuation Gap

By |2020-01-27T18:12:33-05:00January 27th, 2020|Alhambra Research, Special Reports|

Stocks are expensive. Really expensive. A wide gap has opened between the stock market and economic reality, and at some point, the gap between the two will close. Our Special Report on Market Valuations, Volume 4 in Jeff Snider's "Follow The Money" series, will help you detail how it might look when it inevitably closes, and will counsel you on how [...]

SPECIAL REPORT: 2019 In Review

By |2020-01-08T09:48:34-05:00January 8th, 2020|Alhambra Research, Special Reports|

No one knows what the future holds. Not me, not you, and certainly not Wall Street. But while the future is impossible to see, the present is clear for anyone willing to listen to the story the market tells every day.  Here's what it said in 2019: Click here to download “2019 In Review: Year End Economic Assessment” (Sign-Up Required).   This report includes [...]

SPECIAL REPORT: 2019 In Review

By |2020-01-02T15:37:16-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Alhambra Research, Special Reports|

No one knows what the future holds. Not me, not you, and certainly not Wall Street. But while the future is impossible to see, the present is clear for anyone willing to listen to the story the market tells every day.  Here's what it said in 2019: Click here to download “2019 In Review: Year End Economic Assessment” (Sign-Up Required).   This report includes [...]

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