Today, Silicon Valley Bank became the second largest bank failure in US history. What happened and what does it mean going forward?
Thanksgiving Appetizer Report
Just wanted to provide a quick update as everyone prepares for the holiday week. We’ll send out a more detailed report next week. Big Picture Markets have remained calm after the massive gain two weeks ago following a milder than expected inflation number. Earnings for the most part have been better than feared. Markets are […]
Don’t Fight the Fed
The Federal Reserve met today and increased rates by 0.75%. After a volatile trading session, stocks finished down almost 2%. When might the Fed be done raising rates?
The Bear Market is Accelerating
Stocks had the worst day since the depths of COVID after inflation data came in higher than expected. We’ll discuss the following in this report: Market Overview What is the Reason for the Decline? Portfolio Updates Let’s get to it. Market Overview Major stock indexes had huge losses today: S&P 500 Index: Down 4.3% Dow […]
Retiring in a Volatile Market: Control What You Can
How can market volatility impact your retirement plans? Learn tactics to optimize your strategy no matter what stage you are in on your retirement journey.
A Recession or Not a Recession, That is the Question
Markets have rebounded from the lows in June. Can we assume that the lows are in place for this bear market? It may be dependent on whether we are in a recession or not.
Market volatility has risen over the past few days, and risks have increased dramatically. We are reducing equity exposure to find shelter from this market storm.
Last week, the market made an important move higher just when it needed to. This sets up for the most important two weeks of the year. Will the move higher continue?