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Recession Warning: Are you Ready?

Financial markets continued their decline in the second quarter as both stocks and bonds remained volatile. The S&P 500 (equities) realized its worst first-half performance since 1970 (-20.0%) and the Bloomberg Barclays Aggregate Bond Index (fixed income) had its worst start to a year ever (-10.3%)! [...]

By |August 3, 2022|Economics, Investment Strategy|Comments Off on Recession Warning: Are you Ready?

Going for Gold: Preparing to go Down the Hill

Just as an Olympic skier wants to set themselves up for a race downhill, we want to prepare our clients for large downward moves in the market. A skier must consider all of the factors and “risks” that are going against them in a race, such as the wind, winding turns, and the mountain’s conditions [...]

By |February 3, 2022|Investment Strategy|Comments Off on Going for Gold: Preparing to go Down the Hill

3 Things that Spooked the Market Last Quarter

While investors were treated to new all-time highs in the S&P 500 once again in the third quarter, tricks were still present, enough to wipe out most of the gains in the market by quarter end. Here are some of the things that we saw spook the market: 1) Corporate Earnings Concern [...]

By |November 3, 2021|Investment Strategy|Comments Off on 3 Things that Spooked the Market Last Quarter

3 Things that Helped the Stock Market Reach New Highs in 2020

The year 2020 and “unprecedented” have gone hand in hand for the past year now, and with good reason. The entire world has had to deal with new obstacles and challenges in every aspect of daily life. This contributed to the major disparity between main street and wall street [...]

By |February 2, 2021|Investment Strategy|Comments Off on 3 Things that Helped the Stock Market Reach New Highs in 2020

The Fed’s Pandemic Promise

Though we are still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, financial markets are now in a much different place than they were just three months ago. After one of the sharpest declines in U.S. stock market history, the S&P 500 rallied in the second quarter. As states began to reopen [...]

By |July 31, 2020|Investment Strategy|Comments Off on The Fed’s Pandemic Promise

What a Difference a Year Can Make

The start of a new year is often a time for reflection. When we take the time to look back on the happenings during the past 12 months, we are reminded of all that can change in a year. The start of 2019 looked fairly dismal with 3 main themes playing out in the market [...]

By |January 31, 2020|Investment Strategy|Comments Off on What a Difference a Year Can Make

What Could Spook the Market?

Happy Halloween! Today is the day when all things spooky and scary are embraced to the fullest. Haunted houses with surprises around each corner are considered “fun,” but the market doesn’t necessarily feel the same way when it is spooked or taken by surprise. So, what spooky surprises do we [...]

By |October 31, 2019|Investment Strategy|Comments Off on What Could Spook the Market?

Do you Have a Super Bowl Winning Portfolio?

The fall season is upon us, which means that America’s biggest sport is back. I’m talking about football, of course! It’s a time for friends, family, and co-workers to get together and debate about their favorite teams and who will eventually be crowned Super Bowl Champion. However, even the most loyal fan usually has a realistic idea of how [...]

By |October 3, 2019|Investment Strategy|Comments Off on Do you Have a Super Bowl Winning Portfolio?

Were You Comfortable With Your Portfolio’s Volatility Last Year? Are You Looking For a Safer Alternative?

The return of volatility to the market has many investors worrying about the nest egg they have worked long and hard to build, and as the market continues to show red, some find themselves panicking and moving to cash or leaving any cash they have available on the sideline. With that in mind, [...]

By |January 25, 2019|Investor Education|Comments Off on Were You Comfortable With Your Portfolio’s Volatility Last Year? Are You Looking For a Safer Alternative?
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