Stock Drops Aren’t Easy, but This Week’s Were Expected The market’s current bottoming process is playing out according to textbook, says Andrew Adams, CFA, CMT, Senior Research Associate. November 14, 2018 It’s never fun to watch the stock market fall (unless you happen to be a short seller), but the weakness over the past fewRead More
The Results Are In: It’s a Mixed Signal Election As anticipated, Republicans kept a Senate majority and the Democrats regained the House. Washington Policy Analyst Ed Mills explains what’s next. November 7, 2018 The House of Representatives has flipped to Democratic control and Republicans added to their Senate majority, in line with our base caseRead More
Selling Read the weekly investment strategy commentary from Chief Investment Strategist Jeff Saut. November 5, 2018 Up until last Monday (October 29, 2018) we had focused on our short-term model’s “sell signal” of October 2, 2018. The “S” word alone makes most investors uneasy. They find the “B” word, “buying” more pleasant. The reason forRead More
Domestic Stocks Trembled Throughout October The month offered investors tricks and treats in both global and domestic markets. October 31, 2018 A year ago, domestic equity indexes showed sustained strength through the month of October. This year, October offered investors tricks and treats in both global and domestic markets. Thus far, the U.S. markets haveRead More
Approach Volatility by Taking a Step Back When markets react, consider a broader historical perspective before changing your financial course. October 26, 2018 Periods of market volatility – especially pullbacks – can trigger emotional responses in investors. It happens. And it’s normal. Volatility can also appear as rapid upswings causing sometimes-unbridled euphoria that can alsoRead More
Maneuvering Through an Unpredictable Market Review how to better prepare your portfolio for a downturn – and how to take advantage of one if it occurs. October 23, 2018 Market volatility is an inevitable part of investing. And it’s understandable that tumultuous times will likely trigger emotional responses to match. But it’s important to rememberRead More
Your Year-End Tax Planning Checklist Kickstart your tax season planning with this list of important deadlines, relevant documents and strategy considerations. October 24, 2018 With the end of the year fast approaching, now’s the time to take advantage of tax-deferred growth opportunities, tax-advantaged investments and charitable-giving opportunities, among other strategies. You’ll also want to maximizeRead More
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