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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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Grinch Steal The Bull Market? How Proper Planning Can Help You Beat Market Anxiety

It was the most dismal December in the market for many a decade. The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 650 points on a very Grinch-like Christmas Eve, while the S&P 500 dropped to just short of bear market territory, almost 20 percent below the peak levels set earlier in the year. The grim […]

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What Do Market Declines “Mean”? You May Be Surprised To Learn

“The market is down!” says the panicked caller. “What does that mean?” We’ve had more than a few of those calls recently with clients (and a few with relatives and friends too!). Of course, we never know what will happen in the future. But we do know that while some market declines foreshadow future problems, […]

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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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Investing At The End Of The Bull Market

Later this month, this market may just take over the title of longest bull market ever (although, mind you, not the most profitable), displacing the previous record-holder, which is the October 1990 to March 2000 bull market under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton. However, since all good things do come to an end, this stampeding […]

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