Top Advisors Corner

August 2018

Top Advisors Corner

Tom McClellan: Deja Voodoo, 1994 Edition

by Tom McClellan

In the election of 1992 there was an insurgent candidate, who did not win a majority of the popular vote, but who took the White House and set about reorganizing the government in a manner more to his liking... Read More 

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David Keller: Highlighting Health Care Highs

by David Keller

While many investors have been focused on the “narrow” leadership of the FAANG names, the Health Care sector has quietly become a top performer for 2018. While the extreme overbought condition suggests a short-term pullback, it also suggests that much further highs are in store... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle August 29, 2018

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring purposes; Sold 8/21/1/ at 2862.96= gain 1.05%; Long SPX 8/10/18 at 2833.28. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Long GDX at 18.72 on 8/17/18 Long Term Trend SPX monitor purposes; Sold long term SPX 7/16/18 at 2798.43= gain 2.95%; Long 6/29/18 at 2718.37... Read More 

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Tom McClellan: Architecture Billings Index Flashes Warning on Economy

by Tom McClellan

The news of a 4.1% rate of GDP growth in Q2 of 2018 got the financial media excited. 4.1% was the rate of change compared to the prior quarter... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle August 22, 2018

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring purposes; Sold 8/21/1/ at 2862.96= gain 1.05%; Long SPX 8/10/18 at 2833.28. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Long GDX at 18.72 on 8/17/18 Long Term Trend SPX monitor purposes; Sold long term SPX 7/16/18 at 2798.43= gain 2.95%; Long 6/29/18 at 2718.37... Read More 

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Mary Ellen McGonagle: Defensive Plays That Also Have High Growth Prospects August 17, 2018

by Mary Ellen McGonagle

This week we’re seeing money flows back into the more defensive Consumer Staple and Utility sectors which are both up 2.5% vs the S&P 500’s week to date return of 0.25%... Read More 

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Tom McClellan: AAPL's Quarterly Price Pattern

by Tom McClellan

We normally think of seasonality as being an annual phenomenon. But it can appear in other ways, such as the 4-year Presidential Cycle Pattern, and quarterly, as with this week’s chart of the share price of Apple Corp (Nasdaq:AAPL)... Read More 

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Tom McClellan: How Seasonality Has Changed

by Tom McClellan

We all know about the factor of seasonality, and especially about how it is distilled into the bit of TV news wisdom, “Sell In May and go away”... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle August 8, 2018

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring purposes; Sold SPX 7/24/18 & 2820.40= gain .57%; Long SPX 7/19/18 & 2804.49. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Neutral. Long Term Trend SPX monitor purposes; Sold long term SPX 7/16/18 at 2798.43= gain 2.95%; Long 6/29/18 at 2718.37... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle August 1, 2018

by Tim Ord

SPX Monitoring purposes; Sold SPX 7/24/18 & 2820.40= gain .57%; Long SPX 7/19/18 & 2804.49. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Neutral. Long Term Trend SPX monitor purposes; Sold long term SPX 7/16/18 at 2798.43= gain 2.95%; Long 6/29/18 at 2718.37... Read More