Trump Rally- What’s Next?

By Cliff Hodge, CFA® Portfolio Manager at FinTrust Investment Advisors March 1, 2017 Market Commentary: Trumped US stock markets have been on a furious pace since the results of the 2016 election, with what analysts and talking heads … [Read more...]

Time to Buy TIPS?

By Cliff Hodge, CFA® Portfolio Manager at FinTrust Investment Advisors December 6, 2016   Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, or TIPS, may provide investors protection against rising inflation.  Inflation is harmful to fixed … [Read more...]

Watching The Tape: October 3-7, 2016

Random gleanings from the world of business, investments and economics October 3-7, 2016   No spring nor summer’s beauty hath such grace As I have seen in one Autumnal face....                  John Donne, "Elegy IX: … [Read more...]

Watching the Tape: September 6-9, 2016

Random gleanings from the world of business, investments and economics September 6-9, 2016   “Investing should be like watching paint dry or watching grass grow.”  Paul Samuelson   (Courtesy DailyMail.com)   This week … [Read more...]

Watching The Tape: August 15-19, 2016

The Dog Days are Done Sirius rises late in the dark, liquid sky On summer nights, star of stars, Orion’s Dog they call it, brightest Of all, but an evil portent, bringing heat And fevers to suffering … [Read more...]