Weekly Market Commentary for 5/23/2022

Weekly Market Commentary for 5/23/2022

The Markets On the fear and greed cycle. One of the most challenging times for investors is a market downturn. Whether markets are experiencing a correction or a bear market, it’s really disturbing to watch the value of your savings and investments decline. Last week,...
Weekly Market Commentary 5/16/2022

Weekly Market Commentary 5/16/2022

The Markets Living with a bear. On the survival series “Alone,” the tension ratchets higher whenever participants encounter bears. Some participants live warily alongside bears, while others tap out. A similar thing happens among investors when they encounter a bear...
Weekly Market Commentary 5/10/2022

Weekly Market Commentary 5/10/2022

The Markets There is a lot of uncertainty in financial markets – and markets hate uncertainty. In recent weeks, economic and financial market data have been telling different stories – and that makes it tough for investors to know where the United States economy is...
Weekly Market Commentary 5/2/2022

Weekly Market Commentary 5/2/2022

The Markets Correction and contraction…. Investing during 2022 has been like running a forest trail and having unexpected obstacles appear every so often – a fallen tree, a swarm of biting flies, a bear with cubs – you get the idea. To-date, economic,...
Weekly Market Commentary 4/26/2022

Weekly Market Commentary 4/26/2022

The Markets The Federal Reserve’s Ice Bucket Challenge… Remember a few years ago when people raised money for charity by challenging others to pour buckets of icy water over their heads? Last week, the Federal Reserve poured a bucket of ice water over the United...
Weekly Market Commentary 4/18/2022

Weekly Market Commentary 4/18/2022

The Markets Here’s a riddle: How can inflation be 8.5 percent and 6.5 percent at the same time? The answer is that it depends on how you measure it. Determining how quickly prices are rising or falling – and where they may be headed in the future – is not simple. In...