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Monday, November 22, 2021

Stocks were mixed last week in choppy trading as investors battled the crosscurrents of good economic data and a troubling rise in COVID-19 infections globally. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 1.38%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 a

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Last week was a historic week for Howard Capital Management, Inc. as we rang the NYSE Closing Bell® and celebrated the launch of our two ETFs, QQH and LGH, and their two-year anniversary on the NYSE.

Monday, November 15, 2021

Stocks posted small declines last week as investors digested recent stock market gains and an unexpectedly high inflation read.The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 0.63%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 retreated 0.31%. The Nasdaq Composos

Monday, November 8, 2021

A Federal Reserve announcement on tapering, a fresh batch of corporate profits, and encouraging economic data lifted stocks to another weekly gain.The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.42%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 advanced 2.00%

Thursday, November 4, 2021

The markets are melting up as they say. They are overbought at this point, but again, any pullback should be bought. The HCM-BuyLine® has moved back into a very strong position. Like I have been saying for two months, September and October

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Tuesday, November 2, 2021

A fresh wave of positive corporate earnings surprises sent markets to new record highs last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.40%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose...

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Vance Howard joins Brian Sullivan on CNBC Worldwide Exchange to discuss cash build-up on the sidelines and give his outlook on the market going into the end of the year. Click below to watch the full interview.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The HCM-BuyLine® is positive and has built back a lot of strength after the selloff in late September/early October. The S&P 500 is hitting resistance and probably needs a few trading sessions to break on through. The markets are a bit over

Monday, October 25, 2021

Stocks rallied last week on a stream of positive corporate earnings surprises. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.08%, while... [read more]

Monday, October 18, 2021

Fed Unveils Tapering Plans October 18, 2021 A strong opening to the third-quarter earnings season sparked a late week, broad-based rally that helped stocks finish the week with solid gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.58%,...

Thursday, October 14, 2021

From the desk of Vance Howard: September and October are historically volatile months, yet the HCM-BuyLine® remains positive. We expect the market to stabilize and move higher into year-end. When bearish bets are near records and...

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The overhang of bumping against the federal debt ceiling was lifted last week with an agreement to extend the debt ceiling through early December, helping propel stocks to a weekly gain.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

The HCM-BuyLine® is still positive, but it has weakened, and we are monitoring it closely. The markets have sold off to the point that they are now oversold, and we expect them to be sloppy and volatile for a few more weeks.

Monday, October 4, 2021

Higher bond yields and a legislative stalemate in Washington, D.C., added up to losses for the week. Read more in our blog.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

From the desk of Vance Howard: Equity markets faltered sharply yesterday. This was the worst day for the markets in more than 6 months, even worse than the selloff from the Evergrande debacle. The markets are retesting their lows,...

Monday, September 27, 2021

Stocks prices were whipsawed last week, dragged initially lower by financial contagion worries and later lifted by a supportive Fed policy statement. Continue reading in our blog. The Dow Jones Industrial Average...

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The HCM-BuyLine® is still positive, and the selloff this week was much needed. I know that sounds bizarre, but markets have to reset from time to time, and periods of consolidation are needed. Continue Reading more from Vance in our blog.

Monday, September 20, 2021

Stocks weakened ahead of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting and amid persistent concerns about the Delta variant’s impact on the economy. The Dow Jones...

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Vance Howard joins Brian Sullivan on CNBC Worldwide Exchange to discuss his outlook on the market and potential opportunity in small caps. Watch the full interview.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

From the desk of Vance Howard: The HCM-BuyLine® is positive, so the trend is still very much intact. The market as whole is…let’s just say tired. There is not a lot of upward momentum, and some of that is due to the...

Monday, September 13, 2021

Delta Variant Concerns Markets September 13, 2021 In a quiet week of news, stocks moved lower amid simmering concerns over the Delta variant’s effect on the progress of economic reopening. The Dow Jones Industrial Average...

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Data and Delta Scramble Stock Results September 7, 2021 Stocks were mixed last week amid conflicting economic data and continued spread of Delta variant infections. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.24% during the five...

Monday, September 6, 2021

VANCE HOWARD ON CNBC SQUAWK ON THE STREET SEPTEMBER 06, 2021 Vance Howard joins hosts, David Faber, Morgan Brennan, and Michael Santoli on CNBC's Squawk on the Street to discuss the state of the market after stocks closed out a strong...

Monday, August 30, 2021

The stock market powered to record levels last week amid talk of Fed tapering and a deceleration in new Delta variant cases. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.96%, while the...

Friday, August 27, 2021

From the desk of Vance Howard: The HCM-BuyLine® is positive, and as per usual, any pullback should be bought. Read more from Vance in our blog.

Monday, August 23, 2021

Will the Fed Taper in 2021? August 23, 2021 Stocks turned lower last week amid the increasing probability of a Fed tapering, mixed economic data, and growing concerns about the economic impact of the Delta variant. The Dow Jones...

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

From the desk of Vance Howard: The HCM-BuyLine® is positive, and any pullback should be bought. Covid has put some pressure on the market, along with the markets being a bit overbought. Read more from Vance in our blog.

Monday, August 16, 2021

Looking past inflation figures and Delta variant trends, stocks last week found a way to climb higher and set fresh record highs in the process. Read more on the McCarthy Financial Group Blog.

Friday, August 13, 2021

VANCE HOWARD ON CNBC WORLDWIDE EXCHANGE AUGUST 13, 2021 Vance Howard joins Brian Sullivan on CNBC Worldwide Exchange to discuss his outlook on the market and which sectors to watch right now. Click below to watch the full interview....

Thursday, August 12, 2021

The markets are trading as expected; a bit overbought but nothing too concerning. Read more from Vance Howard in our blog.

Monday, August 9, 2021

Overcoming jitters about the Delta variant and the reintroduction of mask requirements, stocks climbed higher on strong employment data and a fresh batch of strong corporate earnings. Read more on the McCarthy Financial Group Blog.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Semiconductors Scorching As Suppliers Work To Meet Demand: The Semiconductor sector is doing about what we predicted and has now had a solid breakout. Read more from Vance in our blog!

Monday, August 2, 2021

The stock market posted small losses last week despite a very strong showing by corporate America. There were plenty of excuses for stocks to retreat last week. Read more on the McCarthy Financial Group Blog.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

The markets are trading pretty much as we anticipated. The HCM-BuyLine® is positive and is still very strong, so any pullback should be bought. Check out our Blog to read moe from Vance.

Monday, July 26, 2021

What You Need To Know This Week: Overcoming a COVID-related economic growth scare, stocks moved higher amid a week of strong corporate earnings reports. Read more on our Blog.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Bond yields were falling on Monday’s equity selloff, with the selloff helping to push a flight to the relative safety of bonds. Read more from Vance in the McCarthy Financial Group blog!

Monday, July 19, 2021

Despite a good start to earnings season and some solid economic data, worries of slower second-half economic growth led to a pullback in stock prices last week. Stocks weakened amid an active week of news, including two important inflation

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The market is overbought, and a correction is warranted. But again, as long as the HCM-BuyLine® is positive, which it clearly is, any pullback should be bought. Read more from Vance by visiting the McCarthy Financial Group Blog!

Monday, July 12, 2021

Stocks managed small gains as investors wrestled with concerns over economic growth prospects and a rise in COVID-19 infections. In a truncated week of trading, stock market action was turbulent and indecisive. Read more in our blog.

Thursday, July 8, 2021

The market is pulling back, but my take is that it is no more than a technical pullback that should be shallow and should be bought into. Amazon broke out from a nine-month base and should be moving higher, an

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Strong Employment Reports July 6, 2021 Strong employment reports and rising consumer confidence sent the stock market broadly higher last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.02%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 picked...

Thursday, July 1, 2021

From the desk of Vance Howard: The HCM-BuyLine® is positive, but we are a bit overbought and a pullback is warranted. If we do get some selling, this could be another buying opportunity. Technology has really picked up recently,...

Monday, June 28, 2021

Stocks Reach All-Time Highs June 28, 2021 Stocks reached new all-time highs last week as markets staged a strong rebound from the previous week’s declines. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 3.44%, while the Standard &...

Thursday, June 24, 2021

From the desk of Vance Howard: One of the riskiest things anyone can do is not take risk...You have to take a risk in every aspect of your life if you are to have any success at all. I had an advisor state to me the other day...

Monday, June 21, 2021

Fed Signals Interest Rate Hikes June 21, 2021 New messaging from the Federal Reserve on interest rates and inflation last week led to a broad retreat in stock prices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 3.45% while the Standard &...

Thursday, June 17, 2021

From the desk of Vance Howard: The Fed meeting yesterday shed a bit of light on the current monetary situation with inflation rising. We are somewhat concerned that inflation and inflation expectations are running above the Fed’s...

Monday, June 14, 2021

Stocks Stay Cool, Inflation Heats Up June 14, 2021 Stocks ended the week mixed as investors appeared to shrug off a hotter-than-expected inflation report. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.80%, while the Standard &...

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

RECORD JOB OPENINGS, VERY FEW HIRES JUNE 09, 2021 Biotechnology is starting to break out, and a few weeks back we started taking a position in our Ultra portfolio along with one of our mutual funds. This trade has more room to run. The...

Monday, June 7, 2021

Labor Numbers Positive June 7, 2021 A strong, but not too strong, employment report sparked a rally on the final day of trading, propelling stocks to a modest gain for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed by 0.66%, while...

Friday, June 4, 2021

DEMAND FOR TRAVEL/ENTERTAINMENT AS THE ECONOMY REOPENS AND ADP NUMBERS SURPRISE JUNE 04, 2021 The S&P 500 has been basing for a few weeks and looks poised to break out now that the economy is reopening and should be fully open by June....

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Upbeat Feelings Boost Market June 1, 2021 Optimism over the economic reopening and renewed enthusiasm for technology and other high-growth companies powered the stock market higher last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0...

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