Yield Curve Inversion

Yield Curve Inversion

On August 14th, the 10 year Treasury Yield went slightly below the yield for the 2 year Treasury, the first time this has happened since 2007. Economist pay close attention to the 10 year vs. 2 year Treasury yields, as its historically been a strong predictor that a...

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Resiliency

Resiliency

On Christmas Eve it looked like the bull market was over, with the market down nearly 20% in less than a quarter. Now, 6 months later, we are back at all-time highs and the market has rallied over 26%. While the average investor is left scratching his or her head, the...

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Redemption

Redemption

As we write this letter and reflect back on the past few weeks, the word that keeps coming to mind is REDEMPTION. Just like the Virginia Cavaliers basketball team in the National Championship and Tiger Woods at The Masters, the market has had the ultimate bounce back...

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2019 Investment Outlook

2019 Investment Outlook

What a difference a year makes! The largest drop in 2017 was less than 3%, while 2018 experienced the largest drop since 2009 at nearly 20%. In 2017, December saw near record highs while December of 2018 was the worst on record (except 1931, The Great Depression);...

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Year End Tax Planning

Year End Tax Planning

With only six weeks left in the year, we outline two planning strategies that may be relevant for you in 2018 following the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) - both are related to Charitable Donations and could yield significant tax savings. Please click here to read...

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Storm Clouds

Storm Clouds

Despite what some people may say, no one really knows the exact reason as to why the market has pulled back so ferociously, but what we do know is that in any given year, the market normally has 3 drops of over 5%. This is the 2nd drop this year after zero in 2017. In...

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Canal Capital Named to Inc. 5000

Canal Capital Named to Inc. 5000

Canal Capital Management is pleased to announce that we have been selected to the Inc. 5000 list for 2018. This is an annual ranking that consists of the fastest growing private companies in America. Canal came in ranked at number 4,200, and was one of only 28...

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How to Handle a More Volatile Market

How to Handle a More Volatile Market

"Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth." -Mike Tyson While we are bullish in the short term, we remain cognizant of where we are in the cycle and are preparing ourselves for what a down market may bring. Having a plan in place beforehand helps...

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