Market Commentary February 2015

posted on February 9th 2015 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

                            Volatility is a word analysts throw out frequently when markets gyrate sharply over a short period of time. One day it’s sheer ecstasy and the next day if feels like despair. Investopedia defines it this way: “Volatility refers to the amount […]

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Market Commentary January 2015

posted on January 8th 2015 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

What a predictable and very unpredictable year 2014 was. Yet, that could be said about every year! For starters, the U.S. economy picked up steam throughout 2014, and the S&P 500 Index racked up another double-digit gain following 2013’s 30% advance. The economic forecast was reasonable. Though a call for another double-digit advance may have […]

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Professor Fama’s Nobel Prize, WorthPointe, and You

posted on October 28th 2013 in Austin CFP Team Posts & Market Commentary with 0 Comments

by Scott O’Brien, CFP® Director of Wealth Management We are thrilled to share news that University of Chicago Professor and Dimensional Fund Advisors board member Eugene F. Fama has been named a co-recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, in recognition of his contributions to the “empirical analysis of asset prices.” It’s about […]

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