Author: Dave Yeske, CFP

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

While the calendar year is a somewhat arbitrary yardstick for measuring progress, we all naturally organize our thoughts this way. With this in mind, we use this space to share a quick snapshot of what happened in the markets and in our Client portfolios during...
Topics: Economy and Investing

The US economy has entered its 11th year of expansion, now the longest on record.  This by itself isn’t significant, some expansion always has to be the longest, and being the longest doesn’t automatically mean imminent demise. Such a milestone does leave the commentariat looking...
Topics: Economy and Investing