COVID-19 Updates & Resources
Ease Your Market Fears, 7/17/2020
Until just a few months ago, the US economy had grown for the past decade without any significant decline in economic activity. Unemployment was low, home prices were high, and companies were reporting strong 2020 profit forecasts. As COVID-19 began to spread across the globe, markets were hit with significant volatility over uncertainty in how to contain the virus.
Looking Forward, 6/9/2020
As we look ahead to the summer months, we can't help but think what a challenging year it's been so far.
Coronavirus, Stocks and the Economy, 5/26/2020
A video series providing perspectives on important economic issues.
Nowhere To Go But Up, 5/8/2020
Investors like labels for the economy and financial markets - many of them with the word "great" in them. The Great Depression. The Great Recession. The Great Lockdown. Well, we've moved into what we might call the Great Disconnect. How can stocks have rebounded so strongly in the last month amid so much suffering and economic damage? What's Wall Street seeing that so many on Main Street are not?
Panic is Not an Investment Strategy, 4/21/2020
The coronavirus outbreak, which has brought global economies to a near standstill, has sent the major US equity averages (the S&P 500, Dow, and Nasdaq) tumbling into bear market territory, putting an end to the record bull run that began in the aftermath of the financial crisis.
COVID-19 Update, 4/9/2020
These are challenging times, and this week may be the toughest as we wait for COVID-19 to reach its peak in the United States. As the war against COVID-19 wages on, we continue to be inspired by the tremendous bravery shown by healthcare workers on the front lines.
Surviving Market Volatility During COVID-19, 4/3/2020
During this time, it may be somewhat comforting to remember that you are not alone. Everyone is wondering what the immediate future holds for the impact of the COVID-19 virus. Everyone else has the same fears and anxiety that you are feeling right now.
CARES Act Includes Provisions that Cover Retirement Accounts, 3/31/2020
As anticipated, President Donald Trump signed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law this past Friday, March 27th.
Combatting COVID-19 - Suspending In-Office Meetings, 3/23/2020
As all of us continue to monitor the recent developments, the CDC has continued to recommend that individuals and businesses engage in social distancing practices. In light of this, and out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to temporarily suspend having meetings in our office.
Road to Recovery Playbook, 3/20/2020
Recent Market Volatility, 3/19/2020
Our everyday lives have changed dramatically over the last few weeks as we work together to minimize the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. We know these efforts are necessary, but they also have come at a cost.
Reasons to Be Positive About the US Coronavirus Fight, 3/15/2020
Less than a month ago markets were at a record high, as healthy data on the US economy signaled continued growth on the horizon.
Recent Market Volatility, 3/13/2020
The tough times that global markets were experiencing due to the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) worsened this past weekend as a price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia resulted in sharply declining oil prices.