Skip to content

Category: Current Topics & Opinions


Receive Our Monthly Newsletter

*We will never sell or rent your personal information.

Bull Oak Recession Cover Blog

Are We In A Recession?

December 21, 2018

December has been a particularly ugly month for stocks. The S&P 500 is down -11.7% for the month, -9.6% for the year, and -17.5%…

Read More
Market Update Oct

Tightening Conditions & Slowing Economies

October 11, 2018

Yesterday’s market pullback was a fairly steep one. The S&P 500 fell by -3.29% and the NASDAQ fell by -4.1% as tech names led…

Read More
Us China Trade War

Trade War Between the U.S. and China: Nobody Wins

September 9, 2018

We live in a global economy where domestic companies are becoming more exposed to international policies and trade agreements. U.S.-based companies now receive more…

Read More
Us Up World Down E

YTD Market Update: US ↑, Rest of the World ↓

August 16, 2018

Writing market commentary is a challenging task as it is tempting to jump into many different topics. There are many market influencers and many…

Read More
Rising Interest Rates And Its Effects

Rising Interest Rates and its Effects

February 25, 2018

After nearly a decade of speculation, interest rates have finally began to increase as inflation has started to pick up (about time). The impact…

Read More
Is Bitcoin A Bubble

Is Bitcoin A Bubble?

September 2, 2017

Bitcoin, the world’s largest and most popular cryptocurrency, has recently dominated the news cycle. Numerous articles comment on how much money you would’ve made…

Read More
Mexican American Standoff A Import Tax

Mexican-American Standoff: A 20% Import Tax

January 27, 2017

President Trump intends to reshape the relationship between the United States and Mexico. From building a border wall to renegotiating NAFTA, there is a…

Read More
Trumps Tax Plan – A Game Changer For The Markets

Trump’s Tax Plan – A Game Changer For The Markets

November 25, 2016

President-elect Trump has promised to create over 25 million jobs over the next decade and to boost the U.S. GDP to an average rate…

Read More
The Corporate Earnings Problem

The Corporate Earnings Problem

June 2, 2016

The S&P 500 is yet again trying to reach its all-time high (reached a year ago, May 2015). As I write this, the index…

Read More

Ready to take the next step?

Schedule a Complimentary 15-Minute Phone Call to Learn More