4th Quarter 2019: The 21st Century in 2020

Dylan's Market Commentary Archives - Omega Financial Group

2nd Quarter 2019: Trade Wars Redux: A Short History and a Look to the Future

Dylan B. Minor PhD, MS, CFP®, ChFC, CLU Chief Strategist and CIO “Protectionism does not produce wealth, and free trade and economic openness are ultimately in everyone’s interest” Thomas Piketty, Capital in the Twenty-First Century “[the capitalist class] has resolved personal worth into exchange value, and in place of the numberless indefeasible chartered freedoms, has

Read More...

4th Quarter 2018: What just happened?

“Take courage, my heart: you have been through worse than this.” Homer, Odyssey 20:18 What just happened this past quarter of 2018?  During the last quarter of 2018 many stock markets succumbed to the dreaded bear market, falling in value from their previous peak by at least 20%. Large US stocks experienced a roughly 19.5%

Read More...

2017 Year in Review: The Year that Wasn’t Supposed to Happen – Five Big Surprises

Dylan B. Minor PhD, MS, CFP®, ChFC, CLU Chief Strategist and Chief Investment Officer “Y2K is a crisis without precedence in human history.” – Byte magazine editor Edmund DeJesus, 1998. Does anyone have friends or family that caught the Y2K bug? I certainly had some family members that did. They filled their cars with gasoline on

Read More...