As 2018 comes to an end, it’s time to start thinking about making a plan for 2019. A wealth advisor can help you identify strengths and weaknesses, and develop a plan to meet your varied goals. Vanguard research identified three core ways professional advice brings value: Behavioral coaching Portfolio construction Wealth management To learn more, […]
The 2018 midterm elections will likely have little effect on the economy or on legislation, but they could have a significant impact on the stock market and its volatility. Midterm elections are notorious for shifting congressional seats away from the president’s party, and this time is no different: Polls predict Democrats will gain control of […]
MARKETS LOSE PREVIOUS WEEK’S GAINS AS FEARS OF INVERTED YIELD CURVES ADD TO WORRIES Increased volatility dominated the 4-day trading week as the markets erased all of last week’s gains and then some as all but NASDAQ fell into negative territory for the year NASDAQ performed worst and lost 4.9%, followed by the decline of […]
Today a client sent this article, as she found it quite interesting as it pertained to her. For those who weren’t born into wealth, their experience of wealth, or even just having enough money to cover their lifestyles, tend to have a different thought process regarding money. Take a look: The Surprising Ways Growing […]
MARKETS MAKE GIANT LEAPS INTO POSITIVE TERRITORY AFTER THE FED TALKS AND CONSUMERS SPEND The markets took giant leaps forward this week, fueled by the Fed softening its policy stance and what appears to be easing tensions between the U.S. and China ahead of the G-20 Leaders’ Summit Turning in the largest weekly gain for […]
MARKETS DROP AGAIN AS THE FAANG STOCKS MEET THE BEAR AND OIL PRICES PLUMMET U.S. stocks had the worst Thanksgiving week in seven years as the markets fell significantly and erased most of the gains for the year The DJIA was hit the worst, plummeting 4.4% and pushing its YTD performance into the red The […]
STOCKS RETREAT AS TENSIONS OVERSEAS SPIKE AND EARNINGS SEASON WINDS DOWN The major U.S. stock markets retreated this week, as the Consumer Discretionary and Information Technology sectors led the decline The week brought investors a host of noise to digest, including another pull back in oil prices, U.S. and China tensions and now Brexit […]
STOCKS UP FOR SECOND WEEK IN A ROW WITH MID-TERM ELECTION SPIKE AS THE FEDERAL RESERVE STANDS STILL The DJIA rose 2.8% this week on the back of a 545–point gain the day after the midterm elections were over, but then pulled back a little on Friday after investors read the latest policy statement from […]
STOCKS REBOUND AS EARNINGS SEASON WRAPS UP AND UNEMPLOYMENT STAYS AT 50-YEAR LOW The major U.S stock markets gave investors a solid rebound this week, adding over 2% across the board Investors were hoping for a bounce after the sell-off throughout much of October and solid corporate earnings and what appears to be easing trade […]
If you’ve been to our office lately you know we’re big on La Croix sparkling water with no sweetners and a refreshing effervescence. What you may not know is that our Nespresso and Keurig machines go into overtime at about 3:30 every afternoon. It’s a common theme across the country as we work and play […]
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