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Category: Market Commentary

Comments on Market Volatility

I wanted to reach out to address the recent stock market volatility. For the past few months, it seems as…

Believe At Your Own Risk

We’re about to enter that exciting time of year when all sorts of market predictions are made by people who…

Independence Day

Very quietly, the United States economy crossed a remarkable milestone.  As of October, America is now energy-independent for the first time.  For…

Real Estate Sales: Down. Prices: Up

You may have read that there has been a drop in new home sales—down 13% in September compared to the…

Our Thoughts on the Recent Market Weakness

I wanted to take a minute to address the most recent bout of volatility in the market.  Before addressing the…

Rising Interest Rates & the Market

Today’s relatively sharp market sell-off is generating a lot of discussion around the impact of rising interest rates on financial…

Beware the Bears

If you’ve been paying attention to the financial news lately, you’re probably seeing a lot of ominous predictions—and they’re usually…

Turkey Contagion? Not So Fast…

Front and center in the news lately is the concern over Turkey’s currency crisis, with the country’s lira falling against…

Stealthy Bears

You’ve no doubt read that we are experiencing the second-longest bull market since World War II, which started in March…

What to Make of the “Trade War”

Last week, there was finally some evidence that the investment markets were starting to get jittery about the escalating tit-for-tat…