No getting around it: August was a rollercoaster. Market volatility increased, understandably impacting investor confidence. So what do we have to look forward to in the near future – an upswing, a downswing, more of the same?
According to a recent article in the Washington Post, economists are warning that specific economic signs are pointing to a recession. As a result, experts believe the Federal Reserve will begin to lower interest rates in an effort to reinvigorate the economy.
If your business is prepared for a market correction, it can be an advantageous environment for borrowing money.
Steven Wright’s quintessential, dry-witted line about excess probably doesn’t do much for most of us, other than cause a chuckle. We probably aren’t looking for a deeper meaning or applying it to our everyday life. However, I thought it might be interesting to examine a few well-known idioms/quotes/sayings and explore how we might use them to make practical applications to our personal finances.
The following article – republished here courtesy of Broadridge Investor Communication Solutions, Inc. – contains sound advice for investors of any age and level of expertise. Regardless of one's market savviness, employing a back-to-basics approach can help keep things simple and provide perspective on one's goals and how best to achieve them.
If you are a fan of the mundane things in life, then 2018 was not your kind of investment year. On the other hand, if you thrive on the wild side, then the markets did their best to take you along on an adventure. A challenging year to say the least. The same might be said about 2019 once it is in the books.