Do Downturns Lead to Down Years?

Stock market slides over a few days or months may lead investors to anticipate a down year. But a broad US market index had positive returns in 15 of the past 20 calendar years, despite some notable dips in many…

Remember This When Investing During a Pandemic

A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to host a client webinar focused on the recent market volatility and what it means for your investment journey.  We were pleased to welcome Dr. Apollo Lupescu to offer his expert perspective…

The Market Has No Memory

Dimensional Founder David Booth discusses the lessons from 2019 that investors can apply to 2020. I have worked in finance for over 50 years, and it seems that every January the same thing happens. Lots of folks look back at…

Q1 2020 Market Review

See below for a brief summary of recent global stock and bond returns.  Please contact your Financial Symmetry team if you have any specific questions regarding your portfolio. Quarterly Market Summary Index Returns Past performance is not a guarantee of…

Is This Time Different?: Bear Markets

“This time is different.”  As the saying goes, these are the four most dangerous words for an investor.  And yet every time is different. I have spent the past 35 years giving financial advice and this is now the fifth…

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