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?

Our Investment Outlook: All About Growth

Despite distracting headlines out of Washington, domestic equity markets marched to new record highs (for the S&P 500 & Nasdaq) during the quarter. Equity markets focused on the upward trend in GDP growth and robust corporate earnings (up over 15% year-over-year) that recorded the most profitable period in over five years. Historically, such periods of […]

By |July 24, 2017|Economics, Investment Strategy, Market Performance Review|Comments Off on Our Investment Outlook: All About Growth

Will Trump Make America Great Again?

In an election night shocker, Donald Trump emerged from the presidential election as the victorious candidate. The Republican Party also retained control of both chambers of Congress. As the election night drama unfolded, the markets initially plunged -5% with the Dow futures trading down over 700 points. But it didn’t last long. In a year [...]

By |November 22, 2016|Economics, Investor Education|Comments Off on Will Trump Make America Great Again?

#Brexit

What happened? On June 23, United Kingdom (UK) voters sent shockwaves through financial markets around the world by opting to leave the European Union (EU) by a 52% to 48% margin. The vote, commonly referred to as “Brexit” (by merging Britain and exit), sent the British Pound to a 31 year low versus the U.S. Dollar. [...]

By |June 30, 2016|Economics|Comments Off on #Brexit
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