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2016 Election: Your Vote Truly Matters

  Elections elicit strong emotions. High disapproval ratings for both candidates, as well as Donald Trump’s unconventional candidacy, have taken these emotions to another level this cycle. Politics is one of many emotional biases that can work against investors trying to achieve their long-term financial goals. Candidates in office may influence how investors feel about …

How Quickly Things Change: 3rd Quarter Review

Bridgeworth Advisor Zach Ivey

There is an old saying that goes “if you don’t like the weather in New England, just wait a few minutes”.  This can be true of the capital markets as well, with this year being a prime example.  As you might recall from previous quarter market reviews (Q1, Q2), this past year has had numerous …

Second Quarter Market Update

The 2nd Quarter has continued the unwelcomed trend of market volatility. The 3rd Quarter of 2015 experienced a selloff in the S&P 500 of -12.4% followed by a quick turnaround. The 1st Quarter this year started off as the worst start to a year ever, dropping -13.3% on the S&P 500 (even worse overseas), but …

BREXIT Happened, Now What?

Friday we received the unprecedented news that the United Kingdom (U.K.) has voted to leave the European Union (EU), which had led to significant volatility in the global markets. In situations like these, it becomes more important than ever to remain calm, harness our emotions, and stay committed to our long-term plans. Although this result …

Market Update

We are now halfway through a jam-packed June, which has seen key macro and geopolitical events—rather than news on corporate earnings—drive financial markets and investor sentiment. In early June, the European Central Bank (ECB) began its long-awaited corporate bond buying program, aimed at unfreezing the still frozen European banking system. In addition, OPEC (the Organization …