Markets & Economy12 Articles
Wed, Apr 13, 2022
Could Weak Consumer Sentiment Manifest a Recession?
Many consumers feel bad about the economy—worse than during March 2020 and almost as bad as they did during the Global Financial Crisis of 2008! Are these negative feelings valid?
Tue, Apr 12, 2022
Want to Hedge Inflation?
Worried about inflation and wondering if you should put your money in Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) or gold? You’re not alone.
Wed, Apr 6, 2022
3 Charts that May Predict the 2022 U.S. Stock Market
What could influence the U.S. stock market for the remainder of this year? Here are three charts that may serve as a guide.
Wed, Mar 30, 2022
Earnings Tend To Do Well After Rate Hikes, Even During High Inflationary Periods
How could this first-rate hike impact companies’ earnings? One year after hikes, earnings grew.
Wed, Feb 23, 2022
In Active vs. Passive, the Economy May Deliver the Knockout Punch
Evidence suggests the performance of active vs. passive managers can be influenced heavily by the economy and the markets. Is your portfolio ready for a market shift?
Wed, Feb 9, 2022
The Market Explained in Two Charts
Two themes helped drive the U.S. market higher in 2021. And those same factors seem to be part of the reason for its decline. What does it mean for your portfolio?
6 Sources of Retirement Income
Many retirement planning guides focus on finances, but we believe a satisfying retirement goes beyond how much money you have saved. It’s also about how you intend to use your savings.