Stock Market

March Madness In The Markets

March 22, 2018

March Madness In The Markets This time of year brings out the pride and fan loyalty of our beloved Alma Mater’s basketball teams.  Do you find your emotions on a roller coaster as you cheer on your team amid the various surprising upsets or rising Cinderella team? This is a pretty close analogy to what…

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Does the speed of news availability affect your investment return?

March 10, 2018

Does the speed of news availability affect your investment return? With the recent market volatility investing with a buy and hold mindset may have gained some merit related to your investment return.  The only way you will ever know if an investment decision (buy, sell, hold) was a good one is by looking back.  When…

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The end of an economic expansion AND a bull market?

March 5, 2018

The end of an economic expansion AND a bull market? Is it possible to be at the end of an economic expansion and the end of a bull market?  What do both of these things mean?  Please follow along as we answer this question. What is an economic cycle? The economic cycle is the natural…

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Stock Market Headlines Grabbing Your Attention?

February 12, 2018

Stock Market Headlines Grabbing Your Attention? As we see increased volatility in the market, do you find that news headlines are grabbing your attention? It’s no wonder you’re attention is piqued. Consider the following ways headlines could be written: “1,000 point drop in the Dow”   versus   “2% drop in the Dow” “Dow travels 20,000 points” …

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