The anticipation building up to elections often brings with it questions about how financial markets will respond. But the outcome of an election is only one of many inputs to the market. Our interactive exhibit examines market and economic data for nearly 100 years of US presidential terms and … [Read more...] about How Much Impact Does the President Have on Stocks?
This is the number 1 question I currently receive when people learn what I do for a living. Is the Stock Market Divorced From Reality? This guest post is written by Weston Wellington of Dimensional Fund Advisors. It does an excellent job of answering this question by giving an explanation of the … [Read more...] about Is the Stock Market Divorced From Reality?
Well, what an interesting year this has been. You know it is not a good year when the year itself has become a punch phrase for negativity - as in, "that is so 2020". The combination of the coronavirus hitting both our physical health as well as our financial health added to the stress all of us … [Read more...] about Investment Lessons Learned in 2020
Did you know there are 6 different types of golf courses? Or that sandy soil is ideal for a golf course because it drains well and keeps the ground firm. How about the fact that Augusta National is the most famous parkland course? Read the article below to find out all 6 types of golf courses along … [Read more...] about For the Love of Golf
Most investors when they start to invest are informed about the historic returns for the U.S. stock market. They are amazed that long-term investors have been rewarded with such strong performance - a nearly 10% annual return. Stock shares represent ownership in the company in which investors … [Read more...] about “Average” Stock Market Returns
Let’s go back to the year 2009. In January, Barack Obama was sworn as the 44th President of the United States. In April, three Somali pirates are killed freeing Captain Philips and ending a multi-day standoff between the United States Navy and the pirates. Later the event is made into a movie. In … [Read more...] about Top 10 Stocks Over the Last Decade