Quantified Funds 7/6/20

U.S. equity markets posted gains in all three indexes last week. The NASDAQ Composite gained 4.62%, the S&P 500 gained 4.02%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 3.25%. All 11 sectors were up last week; Communication Services, which posted the largest...
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...

What’s Happening 7/6/20

Second-quarter statements Second-quarter account summaries and OnTarget statements are scheduled to be delivered in the coming weeks. For those clients who have elected to receive our correspondence electronically, be sure to go to ontargetinvesting.com to verify that...

Gold positioned to reach new highs

Gold prices hit $1,800 per ounce last week, a level last seen back in 2011 (see the following chart). This occurred as COVID-19 cases in the U.S. increased, causing many states to pull back on reopening. For the second quarter, gold posted a gain of nearly 13%. This...