• 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
  • 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.

  • 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