March 4, 2021

Value Up, Health Care Down

For all the noise around the stock market’s machinations this year it might be surprising to learn that as of Wednesday night the S&P 500 index is up just 1.7% for the year or that the NASDAQ Composite is only up 0.8%.

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March 2, 2021

Vanguard Searching For Mr. Good Growth

Vanguard’s game of manager musical chairs continues at U.S. Growth, as sub-adviser Jackson Square Partners was sent packing this week.

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March 2021 PDF

Meme Markets

The narrative has changed. Today, everything’s a meme, passing from one investor to the next via social media. I’m talking about more than GameStop and Reddit message boards, though.

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Model Portfolio Performance
Conservative Growth1.3%1.9%
Growth Index1.8%0.9%
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