Fourth Quarter 2017 – Quarterly Strategy and Observations

Denver Investments is proud to announce that we will join forces with Chicago-based Segall Bryant & Hamill. We will continue to be an employee-owned company and will continue to operate out of our Denver offices. We will be sharing more information with you in the …Read More

The First “Perfect” Year Ever?

December’s S&P 500® Index return of 1.1% capped what some pundits are calling the “perfect year” in that the S&P 500® Index posted positive returns in all 12 months of the year. We combed monthly stock market returns and realized that we could not find …Read More

What’s in Your Index?

Denver Investments is proud of its legacy of active management, but we do understand that index funds can be prudent options for many investors – especially as complements to a core portfolio. The key caveat is that one must carefully monitor the funds, and the indices …Read More

Crypto Currencies—What are they and are you missing out?

Of the many stories in 2017 about the rise of asset prices, perhaps the most ink was spilled on cryptocurrencies.  The original and most widely cited cryptocurrency is bitcoin. At the start of 2017, the exchange rate for 1 bitcoin (commonly abbreviated BTC) was approximately …Read More

On Tax Reform

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 was recently enacted, and it carries many changes for US taxpayers this year.  Although many of the details in the form of regulations are still to be written, we believe that the meat of the bill gives us some good general direction …Read More

Quarterly Strategy and Observations

September marked the eleventh straight month where the S&P 500® Index posted a gain, the longest streak of consecutive monthly gains since 1959. Stocks across all market caps posted solid returns during the third quarter, pushing year-to-date returns into …Read More

After the Flood

The sheer scale of the devastation from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria is hard to fathom. Places where we have friends, relatives and clients, and where many of us have vacationed, have been reduced to rubble. As with all natural disasters, the immediate needs of those …Read More

Here Comes the Wage Growth (Will Inflation Follow?)

Wage growth and inflation have been abnormally low for the better part of the past decade. The lack of rising wages has had numerous impacts, from increased income disparity and a vanishing middle class, to sluggish consumer spending. After averaging a paltry 2% annual …Read More