October 15, 2019

The investment climate in the third quarter of 2019 was marked by significant volatility but little net progress in overall market averages driven by an economy showing signs of slowing down.  The result was that the average large stock moved a little higher, small sto...

July 16, 2019

Despite a brief correction in May, the general trend in stock prices since the beginning of the year has been decidedly upward.  Our growth portfolios have continued their relative outperformance. 

While we are quite pleased with these recent outcomes, we continue...

April 12, 2019

There are times in the professional investment management business that we humbly sit back and scratch our heads when observing the workings of the market.  The past six months may be the most vivid example of such a time.  These times solidify our view that it is futi...

January 9, 2019

What a difference one quarter makes!  In our last Investment Climate (October 2018), we wrote that we “…certainly expected a sizeable correction in the markets…”.  Lo and behold, we got one!  Now in our fourth decade of professionally managing portfolios and having bee...

October 4, 2018

We continued to see significant and broad-based gains in our growth strategies over the last quarter and have significantly surpassed the returns of the overall market averages, which have had pretty nice runs themselves.  Given this increase in company values, and the...

July 10, 2018

Investors in Taylor Frigon Capital Management’s growth investment strategies enjoyed the best quarterly performance they have had in the last few years.  All portfolios ended the quarter with YTD performance that was well in excess of the general market, and the perfor...

April 5, 2018

Markets corrected in volatile fashion in the last two months of the first quarter after establishing strong new highs in January. As we have stated previously, we believe this is ultimately healthy and sets the stage for a resumption in the positive trend for global eq...

January 9, 2018

Markets charged higher again in the fourth quarter of 2017 continuing the pace of record highs in all the major stock market indices.  One nuanced change in the 4th quarter is that many income-oriented investments also demonstrated positive performance as the fear of g...

October 12, 2017

In our last Investment Climate, we suggested that the “correction” many growth-oriented companies experienced in the second quarter would be short-lived and business merits would drive the values of those companies higher in the future. While some technology-related co...

July 14, 2017

The second quarter of 2017 ended with little fanfare but was rife with speculation that the markets needed at least a correction and perhaps were teetering on a new bear market, to be brought on by recession.  The catalyst for this reemergence of pessimism was the May...

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