Weekly Wire UPDATE – Understanding the Market Drop

Weekly Wire UPDATE – Understanding the Market Drop

Understanding the Market Drop It’s never fun to switch on your TV or computer Monday morning only to see bad news about the markets. After all, Mondays are hard enough without having to worry about the markets, right? But chances are that’s exactly the kind of news you saw this past Monday. The media pumped …
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Lots of market news, good or bad depends on how you look at it.

Lots of market news, good or bad depends on how you look at it.

Lots of market news, good or bad depends on how you look at it. Wow – if you were following the financial news this morning at the 9:30am opening you saw an incredible 1000 point drop on the Dow Jones Industrial Average. As of 11:55am that is was however, tempered to an 189 point drop – …
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Is your 401k investment lineup less than stellar? Why?

Is your 401k investment lineup less than stellar? Why?

Is your 401k investment lineup less than stellar? Why? Many of the plan sponsors we work with want the “best” 401k for themselves and their employees, while keeping the fees reasonable.  “Best” is an interesting concept – best in what? Often our conversation begins centered around the 401k fund choices in the plan.  Commonly it’s …
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A quiet August with an eye on the FOMC and interest rates

A quiet August with an eye on the FOMC and interest rates

A quiet August with an eye on the FOMC and interest rates If you listen to the media, you would think August has been a terrible month for investors. However, if you take out the “media noise” the US Stock markets (as measured by the SP 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average) have actually been …
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