September 22, 2022

Cross-Country Advice

“We have got to get inflation behind us. I wish there were a painless way to do that. There isn’t.” So said Fed Chair Jerome Powell at his press conference yesterday. That wasn’t exactly what traders were hoping to hear.

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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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September 2022 PDF

Optimism or Pessimism?

The honeymoon is over. From its June 16 closing low, the S&P 500 index rallied 17.2% over two months—not exactly recovering its losses since hitting an all-time high on January 3, but certainly gaining significant ground toward that end. Then the Federal Reserve (Fed) took away the proverbial punchbowl.

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Vanguard Funds Correlation
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Model Portfolio Performance
Conservative Growth-3.9%-15.4%
Growth Index-4.1%-18.1%
The average
Vanguard investor
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