From Jeremy Torgerson, CEO of nVest Advisors: "I don't need/want your pity; I just honestly hope I can save one person from this stupid nightmare." That's not my quote. That's from a guy who just lost a huge amount of money trying to out-smart the market, and he wants to warn you. As I'm closing
What does history tell us and how should investors react? The January Effect The January Effect is a pattern exhibited by stocks in the last few trading days of December and the first few weeks of January. During this period, particularly starting in January, the theory is that stocks tend to rise. In simple terms,
Happy New Year! We wish a year of health, growth, and joy for all of our clients! Here’s what’s coming to nVest Advisors in the month of January: January Office Hours We’re open every day 8:00am to 5:00pm Mountain Time, Monday through Friday, except bank/market holidays. In January, markets and nVest Advisors will be closed: Tuesday, January 1 for New Year’s Day Monday, January 21, for Martin Luthur King, Jr. Day READ MORE:
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