Archive for January, 2010

Last week we talked about a handful of variables that drove additional uncertainty back into the markets. This week it’s a mixture of positives and negatives. On the bright side, Bernanke was reaffirmed yesterday afternoon. Whether you’re a supporter of his or not, this will bring some calmness and almost a sense of security back […]


Stocks Slide

21Jan10

Over the last couple of days we’ve seen a sharp decline in the market, recording the largest one day and two day drops in months. So what’s going on? A mixture of a few things have created this week’s decline. First, the change in the Senate seat of Massachusetts. This long held Democratic seat going […]


Hello Everybody, I wanted to update you on the transition of our 401(k) provider. After several meetings with Ron Sloy and Michael Tudor of Sloy, Dahl, Holst Inc., my partners and I have decided to move the company’s 401(k) benefit program from American Northwest Advisors to Sloy, Dahl, Holst Inc. There are some significant advantages […]


We are now closing the book on 2009, but won’t soon forget what we experienced during the last twelve months. The year opened with the S&P sliding 25% in just over two months. Since then, from the March 9th lows it has been a bull market run for the history books. The ten months following […]