2020 Year-End Investment Market Report

2020 Year-End Investment Market Report

It would be hard to imagine a stranger year in the U.S. investment markets, or one that did a better job of defying logic, than the year just passed. After the dramatic market collapse that began on February 20 and saw a 13% drop in the month of March, the U.S....
2020 Third Quarter Investment Market Report

2020 Third Quarter Investment Market Report

The investment results in September were certainly nothing to brag about, but overall the markets have done something interesting: large cap indices are up while small and midcap stocks have posted modest losses.  Given the persistent decline in the U.S. economy and...
2020 First Quarter Investment Market Report

2020 First Quarter Investment Market Report

You may not feel like being congratulated, but congratulations are in order.  You have managed to live through the worst first quarter on record in the U.S. investment markets. You have endured the fastest, longest, hardest roller coaster ride in market history, as...
The Stampeding Herd

The Stampeding Herd

Despite a nice recovery day on Tuesday, it now appears that investment markets are in full panic mode, a result of the World Health Organization’s declaration that the Covid-19 virus is a global pandemic. Traders on Wall Street are selling at virtually any price which...
Staying the Course

Staying the Course

By: Jennifer Stewart,CFP® Watching headlines about stock market tumbles, temporary trading halts, and further spreading of the new coronavirus can create fear and even panic. More importantly, this news can distract us from more critical, and more personal, goals. At...