March 2, 2017
Could Proposed Tax Reforms Provide An Earnings Lift?
Major stock market indices continue to reach all-time highs on what now seems to be a regular basis. There has been much debate and speculation about what this means, and where the markets will go from here.
February 9, 2017
The Case for Mid-Cap Stocks: There's More in the Middle
The investment importance of mid-cap stocks is somewhat misunderstood and frequently overlooked by investors. Despite having little exposure within investor portfolios...
January 12, 2017
2016 Year in Review / 2017 Outlook
It has been an historic year on many fronts—from the markets to Brexit to the U.S. elections. We’ve seen it all in 2016. With the recent historic rally in U.S. equities and the Fed poised to raise interest rates, what can investors expect the economy and the markets to do in 2017?
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December 14, 2016
Fed raises rates, plots the path for 'gradual increases'
For only the second time in the past decade, the Federal Reserve decided to increase the federal funds rate. In their final scheduled meeting of 2016...
November 30, 2016
Is This Just the Beginning of The Trump Effect?
On November 8th, the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election concluded one of the most controversial and riveting elections in recent history.
November 9, 2016
The Results Are In
After a long, tumultuous and hotly contested political season, Donald Trump and the Republican Party claimed victory in the 2016 U.S. elections. Trump will become the 45th president of the United States. He will be greeted in Washington, D.C. on January 20 by a Republican-controlled Congress.
October 31, 2016
Growth vs. Value - what's your style?
Growth investors look for stocks that will grow at a high rate for a relatively short period of time or mutual funds that focus on growth stock. Value investors look for stocks that are currently undervalued and are expected to increase to their true value over a longer time horizon or mutual funds that focus on value stock.
October 15, 2016
Are you evaluating your portfolio risk?
Most investors know that they should evaluate their risk tolerance when considering an investment. Oftentimes, investors think of risk only in terms of possibly losing money.
October 10, 2016
What is bond yield?
This may be the most commonly asked, and often the only asked, question posed by those choosing a municipal bond fund.