5 facts common to stress and investment risk

5 facts common to stress and investment risk

For most of us, “stress” is considered a bad word (and maybe an ever-present word these days). When we stress about work or relationships, we usually feel miserable. In the same way, “risk” is viewed as bad by investors. I think many would agree that when we think of...

Market Update 6/22/20

The major stock market indexes gained last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.0%, the S&P 500 Index rose 1.9%, the NASDAQ Composite climbed 3.7%, and the Russell 2000 small-capitalization index advanced 2.2%. The 10-year Treasury bond yield fell 2...
Exposed

Exposed

Like a skeleton found in a closet, investors discovered in the first quarter that their portfolios were not being managed in the manner in which they had believed. A little history: As the market moved steadily higher in the aftermath of the twin 50%-plus market...

Market Update 6/8/20

The major stock market indexes finished up again this week (the S&P 500 has gained more than 3% for three straight weeks). The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 6.8%, the S&P 500 Index rose 4.9%, the NASDAQ Composite climbed 3.4%, and the Russell 2000...

Market Update 6/3/20

The major stock market indexes finished up this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 3.7%, the S&P 500 Index rose 3.0%, the NASDAQ Composite climbed 1.8%, and the Russell 2000 small-capitalization index rocketed 2.8%. The 10-year Treasury bond yield fell...