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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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

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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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 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

"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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Where Do We Go From Here?

Successful investing is often determined by one's ability to stay the course. Since 2009, investors have had every excuse to bail out of stocks, but the market has continued to climb a wall of worry, becoming one of the longest bull markets in history. In fact, since...

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