Bay Capital Media Coverage

Q1 news on economy, stocks, and impeachment
The Index of Leading Economic Indicators is at a record high. Factory orders are up. The ISM Manufacturing Index is up. GDP growth is positive and expected to rise. Home prices are up nationally. Even the current account deficit is decreasing.
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 4/17/2017

Q3-Dow Continues “Scaling The Great Wall”
Pundits tell us Wall Street is always climbing a “Wall of Worry.” Sometimes, that wall is taller than usual.
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 10/17/2016

Fourth-Quarter Financial Review
2016 started with a horrific $2 trillion loss of wealth worldwide in just four days.
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 1/18/2016

Q4: Recovery Makes It Ways To Main Street
2016 started with a horrific $2 trillion loss of wealth worldwide in just four days.
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 1/19/2015

2014’s 3rd Quarter Performance Beats The Odds
The sensitivity of the stock markets to geopolitical events varies over time. Since the global financial crisis of 2008-2009, our market has been extremely sensitive to them.
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 10/13/2014

Q2 Was A Bull Market Although Trading Was Low
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Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 7/14/2014

Q1 2014: A New Face, A New Worry
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 4/14/2014

2013 Was Great Year Despite “Tapering Tantrums”
In this space last year, I predicted 2013 would be a good year for the stock market but was wrong. Instead, it was a great year.
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 1/20/2014

The Year Ahead
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 1/06/2014

Third Quarter Saw Us Get Past The Abyss, Almost
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 10/14/2013

The Great Disconnect Of The Market and Economy
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 4/15/2013

Making It Through Q4 And Around The Cliff
Despite the spectacle of Congress stumbling around the fiscal cliff, 2012 was a good year for stocks, with the Dow up 7 percent and the S&P up 13 percent.
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 1/14/2013

Q3 Approaching The Cliff
Wall Street pundits have long advocated that investors should “sell in May and go away” for the summer.
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 10/15/2012

2nd Quarter Brings Increasing Uncertainty
Although the gains were mostly in the first quarter, the stock market is still up 5.4 percent at the year’s midpoint.
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 07/16/2012

Great first quarter, but a lousy recovery
For the American investor, the first quarter was great. The Dow was up 8.1 percent. The S&P was up 12 percent, and the Nasdaq soared 19 percent – all this in the best first quarter since 1991.
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 04/16/2012

The S&P 500 – From 1257 To …1257
Like a duck looking placid on the surface of the water, the S&P 500 looks equally placid. It ended the year where it started, at 1257.
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 01/13/2012

The Year Ahead: What’s In Store For 2012
For the second year in a row, the U.S. will be the best-looking horse in the glue factory, which means the dollar will remain strong for a while.
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 01/15/2012

Q3: When Politics Trumped Economics
The third quarter of 2011 will not be remembered fondly. The S&P 500 lost 14.3 percent of its value, which was the worst performance since the collapse of Lehman Brothers almost three years ago.
Column by Jim Flinchum, Inside Business, Hampton Roads, 10/17/2011

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