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What Investors’ Big Cash Stash Could Mean For The Markets

You’ve undoubtedly noticed that markets have been topping new highs recently. Yet, no one knows for sure whether even higher peaks are ahead, or a pullback is looming. Our clients know we don’t try to time the market. The broad lines of every client’s strategy is set to meet long-term goals, and we urge clients […]

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Stocks vs. Bonds: Which Are Offering The Best Opportunities In This Market?

Tempted to give up on stocks and flee for the hills? Don’t do that quite yet. When you take a good hard look at investment options, you’ll see why we think stocks may still represent the best investment opportunity out there. “For the first time since the financial crisis, stocks are earning more for investors […]

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What Those Recession Headlines Really Mean

Many people reading last week’s news headlines may have concluded that a recession is just around the corner. That would be a mistake. Here’s a quick breakdown of what those headlines really mean: Last week the big news was the yield curve inversion. What’s an inverted yield curve? When the yield curve is inverted, it means […]

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Stock Market Trending Toward New Highs? Or Ready To Crash? What Valuations Can’t Tell You

How many times have you heard someone say they were hesitant to invest in the stock market because “prices were too high,” or price/earnings ratios were above average levels? It’s not uncommon to hear opinions like that, as investors struggle to make sense of the market and draw conclusions about its future direction. Unfortunately, while […]

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Here’s Our 7 Quick Investment Takeaways From Impact 2018 In Washington

I’m up in Washington D.C. this week at Impact 2018, Schwab’s huge annual investment conference that gathers thousands of investment advisors, vendors, and experts from across the U.S. It’s actually great timing given this week’s turmoil in the stock market. We’ve had multiple conversations with economists and market strategists about inflation, rising interest rates, and […]

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Take A Deep Breath. Market Pullbacks Are Normal.

Last week’s sudden market decline probably took more than a few investors by surprise. So perhaps this is a good time to remind everyone that market pullbacks are normal occurrences, taking place about once per year on average. (See our previous article Don’t Turn Market’s Temporary Pullbacks Into Permanent Losses.) It’s hard not to react emotionally […]

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