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Market Updates

Market Updates provides insight on how the financial markets perform and the impact it may have on your investment planning.

Tracking Money Flows

Tracking Money Flows

Over the last 12 months, investors have continued to sell stocks and buy bonds with $171 billion leaving stocks and over half a trillion going into bonds.  In my 30 years of experience, stock markets can be volatile at times, but stock markets usually don’t top when people are nervous.  Markets tend to top when …

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Major Stock Market Decline Looming

Is the Next Major Stock Market Decline Looming?

Portfolio Insights Financial market commentators seem to change their minds daily about the outlook for the stock market.  One day they are excited about stocks and the next they are worried.  They offer potential reasons for a looming decline like: Interest Rates The Fed Earnings slowdown the business cycle China the President European slowdown inverted …

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7th Market Update

Something interesting happened in the stock market last week called ROTATION. We saw the stock market pull back from it’s high, as investors started to wonder if maybe the peak in the market is in.  Unemployment is now the lowest it’s been since 1969 which is great, but interest rates are now starting to move …

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Dow 22,000

A common concern we hear from investors today is that there is limited upside to investing, and people are concerned with the potential for another cataclysmic decline like the one we saw in 2008 and 2009. Those were very difficult times. While I do believe we will see a recession at some point soon, I …

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