Bonds, Safety, and Market Crashes

Welcome to the 2nd installment of “Nerdvember!”  If you want to catch up on last week’s nerdy article, click here for The Good, Bad, and Ugly.   However, these articles do not build upon each other, so there’s no need to read last week’s in order to understand what...

The Good, Bad, and Ugly

Welcome to “Nerd-vember!”  …the month when I “nerd out” for each and every one of our updates on the state of the markets!  I’ll let you in on a little secret – I’ve been looking forward to this month since the beginning of the year.  For the five Friday’s in...

A Story Everyone Should Read

<To the tune of “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas…> It’s beginning to feel a lot like February. The market’s pulling back. You’re going to want to freak out, But there’s really no reason to pout, It will all beeee okaayyyyyy!   Let me tell...

This is Still a ‘Sale’, Not a Crash!

Some of my favorite phone calls are the ones we get from clients who call and say, “What do you think about the market and how things are going right now?  Do you think this is the next crash?”  Then they follow that statement up with a nervous chuckle, followed by,...

Update on the Current Market Pullback

The stock market is taking a breather this past week and as of the market close on Wednesday, the S&P 500 is down -4.95% since the most recent high, while the Dow has followed in suit, down -4.58% over the same time period.  When we’ve observed pullbacks like this...