Week 22 – week ending 03/15/19

It was a huge week for Ithaca and St. John Fisher – both posting double digit returns thanks to a couple of their positions significantly beating earnings estimates.  Ithaca moved up 9 spots and St. John Fisher is now in the lead.  Clarkson and RPI also had noteworthy...

Week 21 – week ending 03/08/19

Markets fell last week due to concerns of a weakening global economy.  After rising steadily in January and February, equities posted their worst week yet for 2019.  The Adirondack Cup teams also had a difficult week, with the majority of portfolios declining.  Siena...

Week 20 – week ending 03/01/19

Six weeks to go!  Nazareth was the best performer last week, posting double digit returns.  One of its picks, a biopharmaceutical company, reported positive clinical late-stage trial results.  Hamilton, Skidmore and Bentley also had strong weekly gains as earnings...

Week 19 – week ending 02/22/19

Small caps continued to rise this past week, as did most of the team portfolios. At this point in the competition, over half the teams are posting gains – a far cry from the end of 2018 when all but one had negative returns. For the week, Keuka posted the strongest...

Week 18 – week ending 02/15/19

It was a strong week for equities, especially small caps, which rose over 4%.  Nearly all the teams also posted positive results.  In aggregate, the schools are beating the index by a significant margin.  Since inception, the Adirondack Cup teams have gained 6.89%,...

Week 17 – week ending 02/08/19

After a strong January, small caps were relatively flat this past week.  Earnings season continued and positively impacted Skidmore (now back in the lead), Geneseo and Buffalo last week.  However, the biggest mover was Bentley due to one of its picks, a biotech...

Week 16 – week ending 02/01/19

After leading the competition for the past two months, Skidmore has fallen to 3rd place.  Clarkson University and St. John Fisher both posted double digit gains this past week and are in 1st and 2nd place, respectively.  It is currently a very tight race.  Hamilton...

Week 15 – week ending 01/25/19

Even though small caps were flat this week, 16 teams posted positive returns.  St.  John Fisher and Bryn Mawr led the pack and they are currently in second and ninth place, respectively. The one and only portfolio change goes into effect today and will be reflected in...

Week 14 – week ending 01/18/19

It was another strong week as earnings season kicked off.  Investors are now looking towards corporate performance and forward guidance to glean the health of the economy.  Most of the schools also had positive returns with St. John Fisher and Keuka College leading...

Week 13 – week ending 01/11/19

We are officially halfway through the contest and small caps had their best week yet.  SUNY Geneseo was the top performer this past week, posting double digit returns, thanks to one of its positions, Loxo Oncology, being acquired by Eli Lilly for a 68% premium. ...