Week 16 – week ending 02/02/18

It was a tough week across the board for equity markets as Friday’s strong employment report sent interest rates higher and stocks lower.  This was the worst week for the Russell 2000 Index since the contest began in October.  Every portfolio within the Adirondack Cup...

Week 15 – week ending 01/26/18

Geneseo is closing in on Buffalo’s lead with its weekly gain of 5.94%!  However, Wesleyan was the best performer, jumping 5 spots to 5th place.  The one and only portfolio change goes into effect today and will be reflected in next week’s standings.  Two-thirds of the...

Week 14 – week ending 01/19/18

Week 14 - week ending 01/19/18 The Russell 2000 continued to move higher last week.  Within the Adirondack Cup, The College of Brockport was the best performer, advancing 6 spots with a weekly return of 6.27%.  Buffalo State retreated slightly, but is still in the...

Week 13 – week ending 01/12/18

We are officially halfway through the competition and the standings have changed quite significantly since the first week.  The schools currently in the lead - Buffalo, SUNY Geneseo and Binghamton – have risen from 3rd, 9th and 21st place, respectively, since...

Week 12 – week ending 01/05/18

Equity markets started 2018 on a strong note.  Binghamton moved into the Top 3, Siena advanced 5 spots and Temple had the best weekly performance.  Currently, nearly 60% of the schools are beating the benchmark. Below are the current standings of the Adirondack Cup. ...

Week 11 – week ending 12/29/17

Small caps ended 2017 on a positive note, as did most of the schools.  Buffalo State continued to dominate, returning nearly 10% during the second half of December while Southern Vermont College jumped 7 spots to 4th place.  Not to be outdone, Temple, Ithaca, UAlbany,...

Week 9 – week ending 12/15/17

The majority of portfolios were up this week, along with the small cap market.  Ithaca has moved into third place while Skidmore had the best weekly performance and advanced 5 spots.  As we head into year end, Buffalo State has a significant lead, followed by SUNY...

Week 8 – week ending 12/08/17

Ithaca is now in the Top 5 and Temple had the best weekly performance, moving up 5 spots. In just 8 weeks Temple has been as high as first place and as low as last place.  It is a good example of how things can truly move from week to week. Below are the current...

Week 7 – week ending 12/01/17

As the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit another all-time high and crossed the 24K mark, small caps also had a good week as they would be a significant beneficiary to corporate tax reform.  Within the Adirondack Cup, Buffalo continued to dominate this past week.  One...

Week 6 – week ending 11/24/17

Despite the short week, we had some big movers.  Buffalo State, Geneseo and Rhode Island College held on to their strong lead while Siena made the most significant advancement, moving up 9 spots to 7th place.  To date, the aggregated portfolios are beating the index...