Economic Update — Reviewing Q3 2020

The bull market raged on in the third quarter of 2020, continuing the second quarter rally. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic keeping a tight grip on the global economy, the S&P 500 and Dow gained 8.9% and 8.2% respectively, while big tech drove the Nasdaq Composite up 11.2% in Q3 on a total return basis. Even … Continued

How to Find the Best Bond ETFs for Client Portfolios

Many of us first encountered fixed income not through bond ETFs, but through the physical savings bonds that were gifted to us as kids (thank you, Aunt Judy). Albeit bond ETFs and savings bonds are a bit different, advisors know fixed income’s consistent payments and low correlation to stocks are a vital part of any … Continued

Free Guide: How Do Presidential Elections Impact the Stock Market?

Are you or your clients wondering how U.S. presidential elections affect their investments? Every four years, uncertainty about the next president and their policies leads to further uncertainty for advisors and their clients. To help advisors understand the true impact of elections on the market, and effectively pass insights onto their clients, we studied every … Continued

How to Discuss New IPO Stocks with Clients

Is your client excited about new IPO stocks hitting the market, but you’re unsure about adding them to their portfolio? Considering the fanfare around major IPOs, they can be hard to ignore — but it isn’t always easy to decide whether to invest in one or not. While the potential to win big on a … Continued