What a Rate Cut Means
Just seven months ago the Fed was predicting it would raise rates several times in 2019. The Federal Reserve seemed to feel that the economy was strong and it was…Read More
Bear market blues
If you have been paying attention to your investment accounts, you may have noticed that the stock market has fallen dramatically this quarter. The S&P 500 closed at 2,924 on…Read More
The last quarter of 2018 has been very volatile for stocks, compared to the last several years of relative calm. This has made many investors nervous and potentially caused them…Read More
Has the 60/40 portfolio lost its mojo?
Ever since the start of the huge bull market in the 1980s and 1990s, the 60/40 portfolio was a great way to reduce the volatility in one’s portfolio. The bond…Read More
Is the market going to do well?
It’s not uncommon for new clients to ask me how I think the market will perform. I guess some people expect their financial advisers to have a unique ability to…Read More
Stock markets keep surging
Hopefully you are enjoying your Labor Day weekend with the knowledge that your stock investments have done well so far this year. Through the end of August 2018, the S&P…Read More