Market Events

Could Black Monday Happen Again?

Could Black Monday Happen Again?

October 19 marks the 30th anniversary of Black Monday—the biggest single-day stock market crash in U.S. history. Stocks fell around the world and the Dow lost nearly 23% on the day. In today’s terms that would be nearly a 5,200…

Market Update

Market Update

On recent 4th of July travels, my family and I stayed the night at a hotel that promoted their “free breakfast.” Many hotels offer this perk as a way to attract business and compete with other chains. As I sat…

Our Thoughts on the Election Results

Our Thoughts on the Election Results

As the election results came in last night, it became increasingly clear that the projections hadn’t guessed this one quite right. Most polls had been pointing toward a Hillary Clinton victory, and that expectation was also reflected by the market.…

How Do Elections Impact your Portfolio?

How Do Elections Impact your Portfolio?

We’ve been fielding occasional questions from clients about how to invest given the upcoming election. So, we thought it might be helpful to provide some insight into the historical impact elections and presidents have had on the stock market. The…

Markets Shrug off Brexit

You may remember the “Brexit” headlines at the end of last month and the subsequent market panic that followed the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union. The day after the vote, we sent our clients an email explaining the…