Good Riddance 2020, Happy New Year

Good Riddance 2020, Happy New Year

Stocks enjoyed a solid quarterly performance, which added to the very strong recovery from March’s major market low. While 2020 started off on a smooth growth trajectory, nobody could have predicted what happened next. The arrival of the COVID-19 virus, followed by...
Increasingly Positive Outlook!

Increasingly Positive Outlook!

In ways that nobody could have imagined, 2020 has been a highly turbulent year and certainly one for the history books. The longest economic expansion in U.S. history ended early in the year and what followed was probably the shortest recession ever! After a short but...
A Viral Storm – That Will Pass

A Viral Storm – That Will Pass

Considering the exceptional portfolio returns earned in 2019 and improving economy as this year began, this virus-induced stock market collapse has been a gut-wrenching time for all of us. Your portfolio is bruised but not broken. Especially rough markets come along,...
Best Year This Century!

Best Year This Century!

Happy New Decade! We are pleased to report you finished the year with a very strong performance. Congratulations!  What’s Next in 2020? We caution against extrapolating last year’s strong performance into 2020, just as we advised against extrapolating further...
Adding to Gains

Adding to Gains

Economic growth is chugging right along on a slow but steady path higher, supporting the positive investment backdrop. Furthermore, the Federal Reserve implemented a “midcycle adjustment to policy” by reducing interest rates in late July and, as an added insurance...