6-Minute Video Puts Last Quarter’s Volatility in Perspective
If I could use only one word to describe the first quarter of 2018 it would be volatility. Many of us saw headlines discussing the largest point drops ever for the Dow Jones Industrial Average on... Read more
Loring Ward Q1 2018 Market Commentary
Loring Ward’s Asset Class Investing portfolios are strategically invested with a focus on long-term performance objectives. Portfolio allocations and investments are not adjusted in response to m... Read more
2017: Another Bad Year for Expert Predictions
This article is featured in the spring edition of our 360 Insights Quarterly Client Newsletter. Every year, experts make bold pronouncements about the market and the economy. And every year, most... Read more
Investing vs. Speculating: Cryptocurrencies and Your Portfolio
This article is featured in the spring edition of our 360 Insights Quarterly Client Newsletter. While many stock markets around the world rose in 2017, truly stratospheric returns came from cryp... Read more
Feeling Nervous About the Stock Market? Watch This 3-Minute Video
As the second longest bull market in U.S. history continues (with occasional blips), many investors are worried about when the inevitable downturn will occur. While no one enjoys a market correct... Read more
The Perils of Trying to Avoid the Worst Days in the Stock Market
Financial markets ebb and flow, and although it is natural to feel excited when stock markets do well and concerned when stock markets drop, it’s not usually a good idea to let those emotions dic... Read more
3 Common Investing Mistakes and How To Avoid Them
Information about how investors really make decisions is being researched all the time. However, work in the field of behavioral finance — some of which has won the Nobel Prize in economics — has... Read more
Where Advisors Shine (and Robo-Advisors Don’t): Individualized Behavioral Coaching
“The dominant determinant of real-life, long-term investment outcomes is not investment performance, it’s investor behavior.” — Nick Murray, author When it comes to investing, almost ever... Read more
Putting the Recent Market Volatility in Perspective
“Sell everything… We think investors should be afraid.”1 “Stronger US Dollar, weaker oil/commodity prices, weaker world trade, weaker EM (and global growth)… and repeat. The economy seems t... Read more
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