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“Growth” stocks are dominating the stock market right now – think FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google). So have we seen the heyday of “value” stocks, never to be repeated again? Not so fast – both “growth” and “value” stocks have their place in your portfolio. Read on for the details on both types of stock and what they mean for your portfolio…plus the one thing you might want to do right now to ensure you’re on the right track.
It’s been just over a year since the Dow Jones reached 20,000 points. Since then, we’ve had a pretty easy ride without too much market volatility…until February. While it’s nearly impossible to predict the Dow Jones future, you can educate yourself on why there’s volatility in the market, as well as the best course of action to take when volatility strikes.
We all know the old adage “What goes up must come down,” and the same is true of the U.S. stock market. But when will it happen and how bad might it be? While no one can answer these questions with any degree of accuracy, we’ve highlighted the signs both for and against a market downturn at some point.
If your bank or brokerage firm failed, do you know what would happen to your money and investments? Thankfully, FDIC and SIPC insurance is there to protect you and your savings, but only up to a specified amount. Find out just how much you’re covered!
Our nation’s unprecedented level of political controversy has amplified the fears of many investors. Should you be worried?
What size is your market cap? Prudent investors know that company size is an important factor when building a portfolio.