Posts Tagged ‘volatility’
Silicon Valley Bank 🏦
While spring approaches, markets have grown turbulent on news of potential problems in the banking sector after the rapid closure of Silicon Valley Bank. Nearly every year, the FIDC puts a few banks into receivership. As a result of the Global Financial Crisis (2008-2009), 157 banks failed by 2011. The total assets affected during that…Read More
Your Investment Plan – What’s It Based On?
“Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?1” While these questions were originally directed to modern culture at large, we think that they can also be applied to investing. Investors must forge a path, or hire a guide, through information and knowledge leading to a…Read More
Are We There Yet?
It’s summer. Travelers have packed their bags and vehicles and are making their way to beloved destinations – the beach, the mountains, the city. Anyone who has taken a road trip with kids will have heard and identify with the refrain, “are we there yet?” With inflation running at 40 year highs, mortgage rates climbing,…Read More
4 Smart Ways To Invest In Cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrency has quickly become a mainstream alternative investment strategy. It’s a digital form of currency that can be exchanged online for goods and services (depending on the company)—essentially, it’s virtual money. If you’ve gotten this far in your research, you probably know that cryptocurrency is a highly volatile market that isn’t for the faint of…Read More
Losing Feels Twice As Bad As Winning
With the ups and downs in the market over the past few months, it’s no wonder that investors are becoming increasingly uneasy about their portfolios. Investors with a formal financial plan expect ups and downs in the market, knowing that the long-term trend is for markets to increase in value. Yet, even knowing markets will…Read More
Russia & Ukraine War
“The strongest of all warriors are these two – Time and Patience.” – Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace Russia has declared war on the Ukraine. War is brutal and ugly. The forthcoming human stories of the harm done to those who are in these conflict zones break our hearts and trouble our minds. Though we are thousands…Read More
Finding Peace In Times of Turmoil
We wanted to take a moment to address recent current events. By now, you’ve likely seen that Russia invaded neighboring Ukraine, and the world capital markets didn’t react kindly. And amid these unsettling geopolitical tensions, an important life lesson comes glaringly into focus: actions have consequences. The weight and gravity of those consequences vary dramatically,…Read More