Michael O'Connor, Holdun, Author at Holdun
A Sharp Correction

A Sharp Correction

Market Summary A bruising week for growth investors as the market rotation continued. Rising inflation fears caused relatively dormant treasury yields to rise at the fastest pace in over three months. The rate of the most recent rise in yields rather than the overall...
Protection from Inflation

Protection from Inflation

Market Summary Sector rotation across the major US equity indexes took hold this week. A broadly upbeat fourth-quarter earnings season had powered Wall Street’s main indexes to record highs earlier in the week, but fears over an imminent inflation surprise...
Are we in a bubble?

Are we in a bubble?

Market Summary Another week, another record high. All Stock Index’s climbed more than 1% over the week, with the S&P 500 recording its 10th record close of 2021 alone. Positive earnings results continue to feed the upbeat market sentiment, with over 80% of reports...
Rebound Rally

Rebound Rally

Market Summary Markets recovered well this week, shaking off last week’s short-term pullback of -3.5%. The S&P 500 closed out the week up 4.7%, while the tech-heavy NASDAQ finished up 6%, both hitting new record highs in the process. Optimism around a massive...
Squeeze Them Dry

Squeeze Them Dry

After a few years of writing and talking about financial markets, you start to realize that most of what you speak about causes involuntary narcolepsy in roughly 90% of people. Ramblings about central bank policies and economic indicators aren’t exactly edge of...