Markets In Motion Nov,11, 2021

Markets in Motion

Welcome to Markets in Motion with Carmichael Hill! We took 90 seconds to break down the major market moving headlines of last week so that you don’t have to. Enjoy.

Making the Right Move: Relocating in Retirement

November 11, 2021 James Stewart   For many retirees, the call of a warmer climate, lower cost of living, and lower taxes is too strong to ignore. Retirees are selling their houses in suburbs on the coasts and moving to retirement-friendly condos or subdivisions in the Southwest or Southeast. For others with kids living in […]

If you plan to invest in the Proshares Bitcoin ETF (BITO), you better read this:

Bitcoin on a Computer

The ProShares Bitcoin Strategy exchange-traded fund (stock ticker BITO) launched last week to record-breaking acclaim. It hauled in more than $1 billion of assets in just two days, which is the fastest ascent to the billion dollar mark of any exchange-traded fund (ETF) in history. BITO is turning heads. But it’s getting attention for all […]

Markets In Motion Sept, 30, 2021

Markets in Motion

Welcome to Markets in Motion with Carmichael Hill! We took 90 seconds to break down the major market moving headlines of last week so that you don’t have to. Enjoy.

Keeping an eye on Natural Gas

James Stewart    September 14, 2021     Natural gas is one of the main sources of energy in the US.  It is used to generate electricity for general consumption as well as provide heating for homes and factories in winter. Over 50% of US homes are heated by natural gas. Even those that aren’t […]

Markets In Motion Sept, 16, 2021

Markets in Motion

Welcome to Markets in Motion with Carmichael Hill! We took 90 seconds to break down the major market moving headlines of last week so that you don’t have to. Enjoy.

Markets In Motion Sept, 02, 2021

Markets in Motion

Welcome to Markets in Motion with Carmichael Hill! We took 90 seconds to break down the major market moving headlines of last week so that you don’t have to. Enjoy.

Markets In Motion Aug, 19, 2021

Markets in Motion

Welcome to Markets in Motion with Carmichael Hill! We took 90 seconds to break down the major market moving headlines of last week so that you don’t have to. Enjoy.

Get to Know Us

Carmichael Hill Pitch Deck

We spend lots of time getting to know our clients. We figured it was only fair to let you know more about us. So, we created a short introduction to our firm and our people. Its brief and worth the read. Click the link below to access the slides. Carmichael Hill Introduction

Markets in Motion Aug 6, 2021

Markets in Motion

Welcome to Markets in Motion with Carmichael Hill! We took 90 seconds to break down the major market moving headlines of last week so that you don’t have to. Enjoy.  

Retirement Is About Income … and Taxes

Retirement and Taxes

You’ve figured out your budget, your retirement nest egg is substantial, and you’re ready to make the transition to living savings instead of income from work. Have you thought through the tax implications of moving from a W2 to a 1099R? It’s very common for tax planning to be overlooked. After all, the common wisdom […]

When is the best time to move cash on the sidelines into investments?

Cash and Investing

There are plenty of reasons to be holding cash on the sidelines. Unallocated bonuses, inheritances, selling homes and businesses, exercising options, and pandemic savings are some of the ones we come across frequently. (Though the last one in that list is a relatively recent addition). These funds can represent a problem. Savings accounts are paying […]

This Ransomware Attack Is going to hit you where it hurts…..in the Pocketbook.

Ransomware

Jim Stewart     May 12, 2021 Cyber threats are increasing on both the personal and corporate levels. You’re probably familiar with phishing attempts and outlandish “help” emails coming from a foreign prince. Its typically easy enough to sniff out the bad actors that slip through your spam filter. But corporations face attacks that come at […]

What should you know about Coinbase (COIN)?

Coinbase Logo with Bitcoin

Jim Stewart        April 15, 2021 Coinbase (COIN) is generating lots of hype. The online exchange where investors buy, sell, and store cryptocurrencies went public this week with a direct listing on the NASDAQ. Shares closed down following the first day of trading despite a scorching market for Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and direct listings.  What […]

The Best November in Decades – Now What?

James Stewart       December 2, 2020 November was the best month in decades for equity markets.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its best monthly return since 1987.  The Dow closed over 30,000 for the 1st time during the month before profit taking set in.  Stocks from companies of all sizes rose with the […]

Paypal Takes the Plunge on Cryptocurrencies

October 22, 2020       Jim Stewart Paypal gave the crypto market a huge boost today by announcing that it was going to allow customers to buy, sell and hold Bitcoin and other virtual coins (Ethereum, Bitcoin cash and Litecoin) in their online wallets.  They are partnering with the Paxos Trust Company to offer the […]

October Surprise

Jim Stewart          October 7, 2020   The news of President Trump and the First Lady contracting COVID-19 late last week along with members of his staff reminded me of the term “October Surprise,” which was coined during Ronald Reagan’s 1980 campaign regarding the Iranian hostage crisis.  2020 has been one for […]

EXPLAINED: Why energy stocks are crashing…..again

Jim Stewart         September 28, 2020 Energy stocks are having a rough time.  Just look at Exxon – the last 30 days have been one of its worst in the past 40 years.  With the stock’s price decline, Exxon’s dividend yield is now over 10%.  This is attractive in the current low yield environment if […]