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I am a big fan of Time-Segmenting your investments, and that is especially true when the stock market is behaving like it has the last few weeks. Time Segmentation of Investments is a fancy way of saying Buckets of Money. It means...Read More
The Markets Despite the administration’s relief measures, stocks plunged to a three-year low Friday. Contributing factors included New York State’s stay-at-home order and a reversal in crude prices. The three major indexes...Read More
The Markets Stocks enjoyed their best day since 2008 and gained back a chunk of Thursday’s steep losses after President Trump declared a national emergency to combat the coronavirus. Although the indexes spiked over 9 percent on...Read More
Capital CEO Tim Armour on weathering the coronavirus Rising fears over the continued spread of the coronavirus have led to a sharp stock market decline as investors grapple with its impact on the global economy. On Monday, March 9, in...Read More
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The Markets The three major indexes dropped on Friday and also ended the week lower. Concern over the economic impact of the coronavirus and data indicating U.S. business activity slowed last month led investors to move to safe haven...Read More
The Markets At Friday’s close, stocks were mixed. A rising number of coronavirus cases weighed on investors; a report the White House is considering tax incentives to encourage stock purchases encouraged them. Stocks still posted...Read More
The Markets Despite January’s stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs report, stocks fell Friday amid concern over the impact the coronavirus will have on China’s economy. However, stocks still notched strong weekly gains. For the...Read More