Economy and Investing

We thought this piece – “Wild Market Ride Lifts Everything from Lumber to Stocks to Bitcoin” - that ran in The Wall Street Journal did a nice job summarizing some of the perspectives investors have about current market conditions. We’ve highlighted some of the article’s...
Topics: Economy and Investing

It. feels. like. everyone. is. talking. about. it. What is “it”, you might ask? Inflation, of course. As the world’s economies recover and the US economy continues its return to its pre-COVID form, policy-makers, investors and economists have set their eyes on inflation as one...
Topics: Economy and Investing

The American Rescue Plan, “President Biden’s plan to provide direct relief to Americans, contain COVID-19, and rescue the economy” and his first major piece of legislation, was signed into law on March 11, 2021. The American Rescue Plan includes another round of direct stimulus checks...
Topics: Economy and Investing, Financial Planning

If you haven’t heard about the mayhem surrounding GameStop stock (GME), various Redditor groups, and other similar stories with AMC and Silver, we are impressed! It feels like the GameStop mania has completely taken over headlines, social media, and news anchors’ airtime over the past...
Topics: Economy and Investing

President Joseph R. Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. But his planning and work as POTUS began long before that. Before his Inauguration, Biden proposed the American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion relief...
Topics: Economy and Investing

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