Tag Archives: forecast

  • Harvey Hits Hard

    It’s hard to stay focused on a lot of things, including the markets, in the face of the human tragedy like what we’ve witnessed from Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath over the last few weeks in South Texas, in the greater Houston area, and into Louisiana. For the people who lived through it, the storm […]

  • Will They or Won’t They

    Welcome to reality TV, Federal Reserve style.  As the Federal Reserve grapples with the decision of whether or not to raise short-term interest rates for the first time in almost ten years, the lead-up is playing out like a made for TV drama.  It’s the newest in reality TV.  Now, don’t get me wrong, this […]

  • The S&P 500 and Emotional Pitfalls

    As part of the investment committee for our firm, I often have conversations with clients and our advisor team about all kinds of investment related topics.  We discuss proper allocation, RMD strategies, tax related matters, risk-adjusted return, the merits of diversification, comfortable rates of distribution, the psychology of investing, and the list goes on, and […]