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Marshall Schield

Marshall Schield is the chief strategist for STIR Research LLC, a publisher of active allocation indexes and asset class/sector research for financial advisors and institutional investors. Mr. Schield has been an active strategist for four decades and his accomplishments have achieved national recognition from a variety of sources, including Barron’s and Lipper Analytical Services.

Judge recession risks for yourself

Jerome Powell, chair of the Federal Reserve, recently announced that the chances of recession are not elevated. Of course, he has access to more data than we do, plus he is an experienced economist. However, we recall that it was not that long ago that...

Q4 gains are bigger in secular bulls

Q4 is historically strong, typically the best quarter of the year. On average, Q4’s performance for the S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials is at least twice that of any other quarter. The NASDAQ Composite appears to march to a different drummer. Q4 is...