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Context for 2021 market performance and how investors can best influence performance.
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Our job as integrated wealth advisors is to understand how this market rally impacts each client's financial plan and wealth goals, and to account for the reality that returns moving forward will likely be far less exciting than the previous 12 months.
While small value stocks have struggled in recent years, a longer perspective reveals that small value stocks have been outperforming quite regularly throughout market history.
A deeper look at comments made by Warren Buffett that underscore the importance of value investing.
2020’s second-quarter rise in equity market performance was as dramatic as the previous quarter’s decline.
Absorbing daily news headlines can adversely effect an investor’s perspective on their portfolio—drawing them into making connections that may not be in their best interests long term.
With volatility in financial markets and the global economy, it's important to focus on the big picture.
A look at where market valuations sit and what they mean for disciplined long-term investors.
Learn what actions the Federal Reserve is taking to ensure market liquidity in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.
This month's Market Perspectives from Vanguard touches on all of the new information the market is digesting.
Our recommended reading today is a throwback to March 27, 2019.
Data shows that markets reward investors for remaining invested, regardless of where they start.
Last week, on March 22nd, the yield curve inverted once again, the first time doing so since 2007. This event is going to get a lot of publicity and we want to bring you additional context.
Investors don’t have to look too far back in time to remember the poor performance of the tech bubble in the early 2000s or the financial crisis of 2008.
Putting aside the “noise” that can distract investors, the evidence is conclusive—it is very, very difficult to choose individual securities or investment vehicles that beat a diversified portfolio’s return. Especially in times of volatility there can be an emotional desire to “do something” even when it is not supported by evidence and is certainly not in one’s best interest.
Rather than chasing past performance, investors are better served to adopt a strategy they can implement and maintain over time.
In 2017, the U.S. stock market rose steadily, while market conditions in 2018 have been a splash of cold water. It’s important that we view this recent volatility with perspective and understand just how unusual the market environment was in 2017.
For investors deciding stock market exposure is appropriate, a disciplined approach with a long-term view is a more prudent course of action than reacting to new market highs.
A disciplined investor looks beyond the concerns of today to the long-term growth potential of markets.
The stability of markets recently has distorted our perception of what market volatility can feel like. Keep context in mind.
Even though we all know that it’s impossible to see the future, it’s hard not to want to believe an exception may exist and get drawn into the dream.
Market volatility is a part of investing. To enjoy the benefit of higher potential returns, investors must be willing to accept increased uncertainty.
Thoughts on the impact of quantitative easing and challenges facing the Federal Reserve as they embark into unknown territory.
Despite the volatility, last year ended up being an excellent one for investors who maintained a long-term perspective.
It’s with reflecting on the events over the past year and the experiences investors had, both positive and negative, that we are able to celebrate the results.