Jun
22

May Market Commentary: Ignore the Distractions

posted on June 22nd 2017 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

The steady diet of headlines pouring out of the Trump administration has been unsettling for most Americans, regardless of where they sit on the political spectrum. We know equity markets loathe heightened uncertainty — and what is happening in Washington is generating an enormous amount of political uncertainty. The word “impeachment” has even been bandied […]

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Jan
17

How Should Trump’s Election Affect Your Financial Plan in 2017?

posted on January 17th 2017 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

Since Trump’s election, a lot of people are wondering if their financial plan needs amending. The concern is warranted. The biggest theme underlying a Trump presidency is that we don’t know what to expect on so many fronts. Lots of things are still playing out. Information is still developing. When calculating probabilities based on complex […]

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Nov
10

Investor Behavior Explained in 16 Hours

posted on November 10th 2016 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

“Trump Post-Election Investment Strategy” or “Investor Behavior Explained in 16 Hours”  Either of these titles are appropriate in consideration of President-Elect Donald Trump’s historic election win on Tuesday. This 16-hour period serves as perfect petri dish to explore the viral contagion that invades people’s emotions in irrational ways such that they can lead to false […]

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Nov
09

Dewey Beats Truman!

posted on November 9th 2016 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

Post by Christopher Van Slyke  In the biggest election upset since 1948, Donald Trump has won the presidency.  You are advised to prepare for a possible wild ride in the investment markets. It is helpful to remember that these potential market gyrations are almost always bad times to trade, and particularly to sell.  We have months […]

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