The Stars at Night Aren’t the Only Things Shining Bright in the Lone Star State!

Robert Kaplan Discusses the Texas Economy at the CFA Society of Houston Luncheon Robert Kaplan, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, spoke recently at a lunch sponsored by the CFA Society of Houston. As Director of Investments for Horizon Wealth Advisors, I am a member of the CFA … Read more »

Will the Fed Decision Derail the Post-Election Rally?

In the weeks following the Presidential election, stocks have staged an impressive rally.  Since election night, the S&P 500 has risen 6.6% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has climbed 9.0%.  In the process, every major stock market index has registered new all-time highs. But the surprising market reaction has … Read more »

A Boring Market Turns Exciting

After a period of relative calm in the markets, volatility returned with a flourish last week.  There was a sizable downturn on Friday, followed by a rebound on Monday, and another leg down on Tuesday.  After an abnormally quiet summer, the last 3 days have brought big moves of over 1% … Read more »