What’s Happening

A lot has happened since my last Bottom Line. First we have moved our McKinney address to:

7209 Millard Pond Drive
McKinney TX 75071

From:

206 South Kentucky Street
Suite 201
McKinney TX 75069

We still have our Dallas office at:

16660 North Dallas Parkway
Suite 2200
Dallas TX 75248

You can mail to either address.

What else is happening?

Here we are at the heart of earning season. In the next three weeks we will see just how well companies have performed the first half of this year. Expectations are high from the majority of analyst. Today the markets ended flat with the S&P 500 squeaking out a 0.18% gain.

However, there were more stocks up than down. This is important because the overall up or down of the market is much harder to determine today because of the weighting of stocks in varying indices. For example the NASDAQ can show a day that is up 0.28% but actually there were many more NASDAQ socks down than up. This is because Apple, Google, Amazon, Netflix, all went up and this carried the index. This will change in coming weeks as earning reports start to flow in. 1,245 companies report their profits or losses this week alone.

The economy is as strong as it has been in 10 years. Just about every economic report is better than the previous report. We will get 2Q GDP report this Friday. Estimates are mind blowing. The latest estimate is a GDP growth of 4.2%. also we are expecting to see a huge jump in consumer spending of 2.9%. When people have jobs and are confident in keeping those jobs they spend money. Its really that easy.

Bottom Line

The Bottom Line is this. The economy is firing on all cylinders, interests rates are still t historic low levels and unemployment is at a 10 year low as well. With a strong GDP report combined with great corporate earnings I am expecting the market to rally strongly through year end. No recession this year.

My concern is still an over aggressive FED raising rates too much too fast and a yield curve that goes inverted. Only time will tell and we are still closely watching.

Your Boring Money Manager,
Fritz Mowery
Mowery Capital Management

Remember……………
We manage risks first
Then we buy quality
And only then do we seek to provide a reasonable return

At the time of this writing:
Dow Jones 25,044.29
S&P 500 2,806.98
Two Year Treasury Yield 2.64%
Ten Year Treasury Yield 2.96%
Thirty Year Treasury Yield 3.10%
Oil $67.72 bbl

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By | Published July 24, 2018
Posted in The Bottom Line |