Have No Fear! Why the Recent Inverted Yield Curve Should Not Cause Panic

Yesterday, investors woke up to the news that the yield curve has inverted, which means that short-term bond yields are higher than long-term bond yields.  In this case, investors were focused on the difference between the 2-year and 10-year U.S. Treasury bond yields.  This is considered to be worrisome because … Read more »

December 2018 has been a miserable month and we’re having the worst quarter in a decade. What should we expect from here?

December 2018 has been a miserable month and the end of a terrible quarter for the stock market.  Unrelenting volatility and sales pressure has driven returns lower by the day. How bad is it? As of this writing (on Christmas Eve), the S&P 500 has declined 19.3% this quarter.  Using … Read more »