Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Weather Forecast

"Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it."  Mark Twain was right - there's nothing we can do about the weather, but we can do a lot to be ready for whatever Mother Nature throws our way. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic [...]

By | 2017-09-05T14:29:38+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Client, Market and Portfolio Commentary|Comments Off on Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Weather Forecast

Three Minute Trend Talk™ – August 2017 Update

There's a lot going on this Summer at Appleton Group, including a really nice market environment, the launch of Appleton Group Charitable, and a couple of fun upcoming events. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for the exchange traded funds (ETFs) used in [...]

By | 2017-08-16T09:21:11+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Client, Market and Portfolio Commentary|Comments Off on Three Minute Trend Talk™ – August 2017 Update

Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Mid-Year Update 2017

With the midpoint to the year here at the end of the week, we wanted to give you an update on how our managed portfolios are doing.  In a few words, they're all doing quite well. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for [...]

By | 2017-06-26T10:52:51+00:00 June 26th, 2017|clearTREND™, Client, Market and Portfolio Commentary, Trend-Following|Comments Off on Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Mid-Year Update 2017

Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Thumbs Up

2017 is off to a solid start all around, and it's thumbs up all-around. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for the exchange traded funds (ETFs) used in all Appleton Group managed portfolios, global investment trends, and more (select 1080p HD for best [...]

By | 2017-03-01T08:05:57+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Client, Market and Portfolio Commentary, Trend-Following|Comments Off on Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Thumbs Up

Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Introducing Riskalyze

What's your speed?  Introducing Riskalyze. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for the exchange traded funds (ETFs) used in all Appleton Group managed portfolios, global investment trends, and more (select 1080p HD for best resolution, 720p HD for slower connections). [...]

By | 2017-02-13T09:44:36+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Client, Market and Portfolio Commentary|Comments Off on Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Introducing Riskalyze

Three Minute Trend Talk™ – ‘Twas the Week Before Christmas

'Twas the week before Christmas at Appleton Group, here's our Three Minute Trend Talk to keep YOU in the loop... Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for the exchange traded funds (ETFs) used in all Appleton Group managed portfolios, global investment trends, and more [...]

By | 2016-12-20T14:47:05+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Client, Market and Portfolio Commentary|Comments Off on Three Minute Trend Talk™ – ‘Twas the Week Before Christmas

Three Minute Trend Talk™ – A Market Divided

Uncertainty surrounding the upcoming election is causing something very interesting to happen in the markets. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for the exchange traded funds (ETFs) used in all Appleton Group managed portfolios, global investment trends, and more (select 1080p HD for best [...]

By | 2016-11-15T13:35:51+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Client, Market and Portfolio Commentary|Comments Off on Three Minute Trend Talk™ – A Market Divided

Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Interest Rate Rumbles

Fears over rising interest rates caused a rumble in the markets, reinforcing our belief that the markets DO NOT want interest rates to go up. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for the exchange traded funds (ETFs) used in all Appleton Group managed portfolios, [...]

By | 2016-11-15T11:25:53+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Client, Market and Portfolio Commentary|Comments Off on Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Interest Rate Rumbles

Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Looking Up

Things are looking up as markets have moved solidly higher off of the end-of-June "Brexit" lows.  Interest rates continue to plunge, and additional stimulus gets most of the credit. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for the exchange traded funds (ETFs) used in all [...]

By | 2016-11-15T11:26:13+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Advisor, Ameriprise, Client, Market and Portfolio Commentary|Comments Off on Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Looking Up

Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Keep a Stiff Upper Lip

With British leaders calling for investors to "keep a stiff upper lip," extraordinary volatility has accelerated the change in trend for international investments, as well as some growth investments here in the U.S. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for the exchange traded funds [...]

By | 2016-11-15T11:26:16+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Advisor, Ameriprise, Client, Market and Portfolio Commentary|Comments Off on Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Keep a Stiff Upper Lip