Author: Dave Yeske, CFP

Greetings and Welcome to 2021! Other than for certain tax purposes, December 31 is usually an artificial dividing line in our lives, though one that always looms large in the imagination. The reality is that Covid-19 was ravaging the nation pretty much the same on...
Topics: Economy and Investing

While the humorous aphorism of this post’s title evokes our long-standing aversion to short-term prediction, we nonetheless hold strong, evidence-based beliefs about the future. Among those beliefs are a conviction that fundamental valuation ultimately matters in the stock market. Which is to say, how much...
Topics: Economy and Investing

The latest unemployment numbers in the U.S. have been universally touted as the “worst since the Great Depression,” a comparison that, while accurate, can be tremendously misleading. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke said, “I don’t find comparing the...
Topics: Economy and Investing

We at Yeske Buie are often noted for the fundamental optimism of our worldview, the core beliefs that guide our advice and actions. Optimism about human nature writ large and its implications for the world, the world of homes and social systems, economies and markets....
Topics: Economy and Investing

You’ve no doubt noticed the downdraft in global stock markets this week, which are currently entering “correction” territory with a cumulative 10% decline. Although it’s never possible to precisely identify the causes of any given market decline, the current consensus is that investors are worried...
Topics: Economy and Investing