We’ve seen a nice little rally in the stock markets lately. As I record this, both the Dow and S&P 500 indexes are fractions away from the all-time highs they set in mid- and late-July, respectively.Read More »
Investors piling into a handful of stocks was Page One news in The Wall Street Journal today. But it’s not just mutual fund and hedge fund managers that are increasingly concentrating their assets in the big winners; It’s index funds too.Read More »
A tariff tangle turning into a full-scale trade war, growing concerns about negative yields and inverted yield curves and continued uncertainty over Federal Reserve policy and economic strength combined to generate small stock market losses in August while some bond prices approached record highs.
The question we’re hearing more frequently these days: How do you “recession proof” your portfolio?Read More »
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