January 8, 2020

The year 2019 ended with strong price increases for major markets in the United States and capped off a very good year overall with large company stocks outperforming their smaller counterparts when comparing indices based on company size.  

Interestingly, while small a...

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...

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...

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...

April 19, 2017

The investment climate continued to improve over the course of the first quarter 2017, reflected by the increasing value of stocks, particularly those companies who have the greatest growth prospects in their underlying businesses.  Our portfolios experienced one of th...

January 9, 2017

The markets reacted to the surprising results of the U.S. Presidential election with a resounding vote of confidence and have raced on to new highs recently.  Once again, conventional wisdom was turned on its head as virtually nobody saw this coming.  What was equally...

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