Our Annual Q & A

Q.  If the government shuts down on October 1st, are stocks in for a rough patch? Goldman Sachs recently concluded that U.S. government shutdowns generally have not meaningfully impacted equity returns. In the 14 government shutdowns since 1980, the S&P 500...

August 2021 Mid-Month Recap

Last week when stocks were rising with the S&P 500 closing at its fifth straight record high, investors seemed unfazed by a Fed taper later this year.  After yesterday’s FOMC minutes and three sharp down days in a row, the market now worries over a Fed taper. ...