Recent Market Activity

Recent Market Activity

“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall”
– Confucius

The last few days have seen lots of headlines and news about the markets, and you may be wondering what this all means.

History has shown that investors are rewarded for steady nerves and long term vision.  If you’;re in your 60s and 70s, hopefully you still have many years in front of you, so your vision should be long term.

 

Volatility is normal, and the low volatility we’ve seen in the past few years is the exception, not the norm!

 

Click on the special video for my up to date thoughts.

2017 Review and 2018 Thoughts

2017 Review and 2018 Thoughts

Happy Families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way
– Leo Tolstoy in Anna Karenina

 

There is plenty to be happy about this year, as almost across the board the unmanaged stock and bond market indexes were up.  International markets as well.

I get asked all the time “when is the market going to crash?” and “how bad will it be?”.  They’re the wrong question.


And I use an analogy of a marriage and disagreements to make my point.

Below is my end of the year video, where I outline my thoughts on 2017, and also what current conditions might mean for 2018.


I highly recommend you watch it, and if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to give me a call.  I’m here to help and serve.