When it comes to investing in the markets, it's easy to feel like there must be a problem with the boat when you aren’t moving as you had hoped, but more often than not, it's just a temporary environment.
While we've been expecting an uptick in volatility in the back half of the year, we didn't expect the spark to be a lowering of the U.S. credit rating as occurred earlier this month, when Fitch Ratings lowered it from AAA to AA+.
Investors are as challenged as they've been in a while, with equity markets posting solid returns to start the year and story stocks-today's version being anything 'AI,â€ such as Nvidia-soaring to new highs, while recessionary concerns and
After a brutal 2022 across most asset classes, many investors probably felt 'cursed,â€ and as we entered 2023, there was no shortage of doomsday scenarios being espoused. And yet, risk markets year-to-date have proven to be resilient despite a still
'The stock market has predicted nine of the last five recessions.â€
-Paul Samuelson, Keynesian economist
Regarding the realities of recessions, while they are inevitable, they aren't something investors
Worry is real. So are reasons to be hopeful.
One of the hardest parts about dealing with worry is that there are usually good reasons to worry. Even in 'good timesâ€ there are issues or potential issues, and the inevitably of struggle in some area of
How many times, especially in the last year, have you found yourself saying, 'I just don't understand Mr. Market?â€
I certainly had more than a few, even after 25 years and countless hours of studying markets. The often counter-intuitive nature of