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.
Money managers monitor the liquidity of stocks and bonds in a portfolio; understanding how liquidity works with the markets at large and its impact on your investments is key to managing risk.
Growth vs Value stocks is a story of a glamorous and sexy sister and her plain, steady and reliable sibling. It turns out the latter may be the smart choice as our economy looks toward a post-pandemic recovery.
There’s a tremendous amount of interest in the 2020 election, with many by-standers chewing their nails wondering what will happen to the economic strength of our nation. Read the Executive Summary of September 23, 2020 Moody’s Analytics’ report, The Macroeconomic Consequences: Trump vs. Biden to find out where you could stand.
We’re never happy with negative returns but we are happy when we are able to preserve your capital. On a relative basis, that is what we have done. The losses in our strategies are a fraction of the overall equities markets and a 60/40 mix of equities and fixed income. This is why we are proponents of the active approach to investing. It’s times like these when being prudent and risk-averse matters.
The complexity theory argues that in natural systems, resilience increases as the systems become more complex. But for manufactured systems, becoming complicated (like our economy and globalization) means less resilience. The summer of 2019 is chock full of threats to the stability of our economy; let’s review them and go over suggestions on how to weather these bond and stock market trends.