Continued Fed Hawkishness Drives Equities Lower and Rates Higher. In the face of rising inflation, the Fed turned increasingly hawkish, which pushed 10 Year US Treasury rates up seventeen basis points to 3.02% in June. While this was much lower than the 3.48% achieved in mid-month, the fear of continuing higher rates was enough to push equities down 8.8% in June. The June Market Commentary will walk you through the ups and downs and try to help explain what is going on.
The start of a new year is the perfect time to evaluate your finances to see how you are doing in terms of spending, saving, investment performance, and long-term planning. To continue keeping your financial health in check, there are things you should keep up on throughout the year. We’ve created an easy to follow quarterly financial to do list to help you stay the course en route to your financial goals.
As the year closes and you are looking at your taxes, consider these tax implications for 2022.
Check back here in the coming months for the latest tax and estate changes that can affect your investments.
As the summer closes, there are two news items that are expected to impact the markets. The first is the message from the federal government that they intend to taper its bond purchases. The second is the negative Michigan Consumer Sentiment survey about consumer confidence. Learn how each will likely affect the market to prepare for the coming changes.
What you should know about the Green Book tax proposal – the first retroactive capital gains increase in U.S. history that may have far-reaching consequences.
This is the first installment of Mark’s Corner – estate and tax news you can use. Check back here in the coming months for the latest tax and estate changes that can affect your investments.
June 2021 is ending the month on an unconvincing run as breadth diminished, even as the overall index increased. This narrowing participation strikes us as a sign of risk, as investors remain unconvinced about future strength and where rates will go. As a result, equities remain in equity-rotation limbo. Review Stableford Capital’s June Market Commentary to inform your decisions.
Today’s competitive market requires business leaders to employ the tools that will allow them to make the best decisions, build the strongest teams, and embrace the best life. Discover the benefits of positive self-talk and why savvy leaders have it in their business-building toolbox.
Simplify signing up for Medicare at age 65 when you work with a financial professional at Stableford Capital. Avoid common mistakes and penalties with proper sign-up timing. Maximize your savings by being strategic with employer insurance coverage and HSAs before Medicare enrollment.
We are entering a decelerating growth environment which explains the relatively flat May that equities and S&P 500 experienced. Why do we find ourselves in this slow down what are the smart moves? Review Stableford Capital’s May Market Commentary to inform your decisions.
After an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, protect assets as part of Alzheimer’s financial planning to ensure that enough funds remain for long-term care and support.
Work with both financial and legal professionals to develop a plan for finances in the face of uncertainty. Strategize to continue earning from investments while protecting funds for the long-term.