10 Stock Market Trends for the End of 2021

Even though the S&P 500’s year-to-date max drawdown is just 5.2%, there’s never a shortage of questions on the minds of investors. And with concern over a further market pullback growing, many advisors and their clients are wondering what’s in store for their portfolios. Is the sky falling? Or just another bump in the bull … Continued

Earnings Season Playbook: Q3 Reports To Watch

Earnings season rolls around four times a year and brings with it a frenzy of information. The beats and misses, excitement and uncertainty all combine for a dizzying few weeks. As such, earnings season requires extra market monitoring, due diligence, and attention to detail than other times of the year. It’s also just pretty fun. … Continued

Monthly Market Wrap: September 2021

Welcome back to the Monthly Market Wrap from YCharts, where we break down the most important market trends for advisors and their clients every month. As always, feel free to download and share any visuals with clients and colleagues, or on social media. Want the Monthly Market Wrap sent straight to your inbox? Subscribe below: … Continued

Monthly Canada Market Wrap: September 2021

Welcome back to the Canadian Monthly Market Wrap from YCharts! Here, we break down the most important market trends for Canada-based advisors and their clients every month. As always, feel free to download and share any visuals with clients and colleagues, or on social media. Want the Monthly Canada Market Wrap sent straight to your … Continued

Overvalued Markets, Big Decisions & Cherry-Picking with Nick Maggiulli

FEATURING RITHOLTZ WEALTH MANAGEMENT’S, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, NICK MAGGIULLI @DOLLARSANDDATA One of the biggest questions on investors’ minds today is whether the stock market is overvalued. After all, if you look at the data, it seems abundantly clear that prices have outpaced fundamentals (i.e. earnings) over the past couple of years. For example, from January 2020 … Continued

What 5 Measures of Market Valuation Are Saying Right Now

With the notable exceptions of Q4 2018 and March 2020, US equities have enjoyed a largely uninterrupted ride higher since the Financial Crisis bottom in early 2009. But the exponential run by stocks since the COVID-19 selloff has plenty of us asking: is the market overvalued? And is a correction coming? To offer perspective on … Continued

Monthly Market Wrap: August 2021

Welcome back to the Monthly Market Wrap from YCharts, where we break down the most important market trends for advisors and their clients every month. As always, feel free to download and share any visuals with clients and colleagues, or on social media. Want the Monthly Market Wrap sent straight to your inbox? Subscribe below: … Continued

Why $PINS Plummets & $SNAP Summits with Nikki Dunn

FEATURING SHE TALK FINANCE’S, FOUNDER, NIKKI DUNN @shetalksfinance Pinterest (PINS) and Snapchat (SNAP) shares have been pretty great performers over the past few years in the social media space. A recent earnings season however, is starting to show a clear divergence in how the market is perceiving these two companies. While Snapchat has enjoyed modest gains … Continued

How to Discuss $HOOD and New IPO Stocks with Clients

Is your client excited about new IPO stocks hitting the market like Robinhood (HOOD), but you’re unsure how to approach the conversation? 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 … Continued

Monthly Market Wrap: July 2021

Welcome back to the Monthly Market Wrap from YCharts, where we break down the most important market trends for advisors and their clients every month. As always, feel free to download and share any visuals with clients and colleagues, or on social media. Want the Monthly Market Wrap sent straight to your inbox? Subscribe below: … Continued