• Investors should remember that excitement and expenses are their enemies. And if they insist on trying to time their participation in equities, they should try to be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.

    Warren Buffet

Capital Market Review

Iron Capital’s quarterly review of capital markets performance and updated market forecast.


  • Capital Market Review
  • Fourth Quarter 2009
  • Iron Capital Advisors

Fourth Quarter 2009

Unemployment remains the real story at 10%, with no signs of the job market improving any time soon. This is not going to happen until we get real growth in the economy. The question is when is this going to happen?


  • Capital Market Review
  • Third Quarter 2009
  • Iron Capital Advisors

Third Quarter 2009

Unemployment is the real story as we are at 9.8% and climbing. There are no signs of the job market improving anytime soon. This is not going to happen until we get real growth in the economy. Unfortunately we are facing the most anti‐growth policies we have seen in this country in over 30 years.


  • Capital Market Review
  • Second Quarter 2009
  • Iron Capital Advisors

Second Quarter 2009

The economy continues to shrink. GDP decreased in the first quarter by 5.5% and while second quarter is believed to be better the forecast is still negative. We are anticipating a 1.6% decline in GDP growth for the quarter. Yet there are signs of growth ahead. We believe we will see positive economic activity in […]


  • Capital Market Review
  • First Quarter 2009
  • Iron Capital Advisors

First Quarter 2009

It is all about the banks. Whether or not fixing the banks alone will fix the real economy may be in doubt, but if anyone doubts that it will fix the stock market they obviously were not paying attention.

  • Unemployment remains the real story at 10%, with no signs of the job market improving any time soon. This is not going to happen until we get real growth in the economy. The question is when is this going to happen?

    ~Fourth Quarter 2009

  • Unemployment is the real story as we are at 9.8% and climbing. There are no signs of the job market improving anytime soon. This is not going to happen until we get real growth in the economy. Unfortunately we are facing the most anti‐growth policies we have seen in this country in over 30 years.

    ~Third Quarter 2009

  • The economy continues to shrink. GDP decreased in the first quarter by 5.5% and while second quarter is believed to be better the forecast is still negative. We are anticipating a 1.6% decline in GDP growth for the quarter. Yet there are signs of growth ahead. We believe we will see positive economic activity in the second half of 2009.

    ~Second Quarter 2009

  • It is all about the banks. Whether or not fixing the banks alone will fix the real economy may be in doubt, but if anyone doubts that it will fix the stock market they obviously were not paying attention.

    ~First Quarter 2009