As we write this blog post the afternoon of Monday, February 5, it’s been a very rough day for the US Market indexes. We believe this is the start of the markets returning to a more normal pattern, after an historic run-up in 2017, not a sign of significant economic concerns and for most investors, it’s nothing to worry about. We’ve written about market volatility several times in the past. To read our other takes on this phenomenon, read here and here and here. It’s important to remember a few things we consider investing Maxims here at nVest Advisors. We stick to them for the benefit of our clients, but they’re important to remember for all investors. When markets get spooky, here are four bedrock principles you should always remember.
What investors need to know If the Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve Chair, and other Fed officials have provided advance warning about coming increases in interest rates. When, or if, the Federal Reserve Bank raises interest rates, how will that affect consumers and businesses? In particular, what about the consequences for
Our last coffee club in the RGV until autumn is coming up this week! Join us Wednesday, February 1 at 9am, for coffee and pastries, conversation, and a quick market update. With the strong possibility of a FED rate hike, booming oil prices, a wild presidential election, and stock markets at all-time highs, we'll be talking