Given the recent extreme volatility of oil prices. We’ve put together a FAQ list to help you stay informed.
On Friday, March 27, 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES), which President Trump signed into law. This act will provide significant relief to both individuals and businesses as they manage the current health crisis and its economic effects.
Times of uncertainty such as these may fill you with uneasiness and a desire to do something – anything! Instead of selling off all of your investments and hiding your cash in a coffee can in the back yard, here is a list of productive financial actions you can do now to take advantage of a bear market.
While the coronavirus is the main culprit behind the recent selloff, there are other factors that have likely also contributed to market volatility: the upcoming 2020 presidential election, elevated equity valuations and the inverted yield curve.
At the end of 2018, we encouraged investors to stay disciplined and stay invested with the reminder that over time, cash is the worst performing asset class. While we weren’t specifically predicting it for 2019, cash returned to its place at the bottom of the return chart for the year.
With the passing of the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act at the end of December, you may be asking how or if this impacts your financial plan. A few of the bigger changes are highlighted here.
The IRS has announced contribution and benefit limits for 2020. Here’s what you need to know.
Upon rising nearly 20 percent over the past 12 months, gold prices are making headlines and sparking intrigue among investors. While investors may be tempted to associate increased equity volatility (as measured by the VIX Index) to gold’s recent price appreciation, we examine how gold has historically performed in different market periods.
Headline-driven volatility characterized the third quarter of 2019, with bonds posting higher gains than equities1. The S&P 500 was up 1.7% for the quarter, and bonds1 were up 2.27%. Ups… The Federal […]
The stock market has seen both positive and negative volatility over the past few weeks as headlines have focused on trade tariff announcements between the United States and China. While this has been a recurring theme throughout 2018 and 2019, investors have seen their account balances fluctuate and may be wondering: “What has occurred, and what does it mean for my investments?”