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First Quarter Review – A Volatile Start to 2016

Prepared by Zach Ivey zach

Financial markets have not been boring in the last six months with each day appearing equally or even more volatile than the day before.  Each piece of news seems to result in changing opinions, forecasts and reactions from a multitude of people with differing viewpoints and investment objectives.   This volatility does begin to make more sense if we step back and look at the big …  read more

2015 State of the Firm Address

Prepared by DeLynn Zell Bridgeworth_officeIMG_8771

I hope the new year finds you in good health and good spirits. We enter 2016 as we do every year, with appreciation for those things in life we hold dear and with optimism about the future. I am certainly grateful for our relationship and for the confidence you place in Bridgeworth. While 2015 presented unique economic conditions, Bridgeworth remained focused on living up to our mission statement: …  read more

Third Quarter Market Commentary

Prepared by Zach Ivey zach

In the third quarter, investors across the globe appeared to have lost some appetite for risk, even though the underlying fundamentals remained relatively unchanged. Assets across the board, from stocks to high yield bonds, MLPs to commodities, domestic and overseas, all experienced declines. Suffice it to say, with multiple challenges existing in the world, diversification is still the word of the day, and we remain …  read more

Advisor Marc Curles is a Leader On and Off the Field

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The current issue of Business Alabama features a profile of advisor Marc Curles, CFP®, CRPC® who spends his Saturdays as a referee for the Southeastern Football Conference (SEC). This is Marc’s 10th season as a referee for the SEC.
“The players are 18 to 22 years old, and that doesn’t change. But the officials add a year each season. You have to be able to …  read more

Bridgeworth’s Viewpoint on Recent Market Volatility

Prepared by Zach Ivey Bridgeworth_officeIMG_8778

As the alerts flash on the screen and CNBC talking heads show their excitement for a break from the mundane news cycle, many may be wondering what in the world is happening in the stock market. The global stock markets started selling off late last week and appear to be continuing today (Monday, August 24, 2015) with the S&P 500 around the “correction” territory (defined …  read more