A Few Charts to Watch

Posted on June 27, 2022

    After a federal holiday last Monday, the S&P 500 rallied for the week, and included two outlier days of +2.45% and +3.06%.  As a reminder, an outlier day is any single trading day beyond +/-1.50%.  As we wrote last week, “Through the first 6...

    Volatility Visualized

    Posted on June 21, 2022

      This update will focus on putting volatility into perspective.  When volatility is discussed, there are many ways in which volatility is defined.  Our readers know that at Canterbury, we measure volatility using the Canterbury Volatility Index...

      Inflation, Volatility, and Navigating a Bear Market

      Posted on June 13, 2022

        By now, you have probably seen the news headlines.  In May, inflation rose 8.6% year-over-year, the highest level in four decades, since 1981.  Increasing inflation was driven by rapidly rising food and gas prices, which are two areas that directly impact...

        A Look at Energy and Bonds

        Posted on June 06, 2022

          The market index, the S&P 500, added two more outlier days to close last week, bringing the yearly total to 38 days (out of 107).  After rising +1.84% on Thursday, the index gave up the small gain for the week and fell by -1.63% on Friday. ...

          Bear Markets will have Large Up-Days Too

          Posted on May 31, 2022

            This week’s market update will be a short one. We want to follow up on a few quotes from lasts weeks update.  As a side note, if you have not seen that update, it features a video that Canterbury produced on the current state of the markets, the...