Volatility

It’s not a Roller Coaster!

By Ralph Bender, MBA, CFP® & Mark R Tracy, MBA

You may have heard “the stock market is like a roller coaster.” We hear it all the time, but the problem is, it’s a terrible analogy...

The Times are a-Changin’

By Ralph Bender, MBA, CFP®

When the volatility returned in February, it erased the market’s 5.62% January gain. Rarely does a year that begins with a positive return for the month of January end the year losing ground.

Consequences of the Election Surprise

By Ralph Bender, MBA, CFP®

Donald Trump has completed his landmark quest and will become the nation’s 45th President after a contentious and often divisive campaign.

100 Days of Torture

By Ralph Bender, MBA, CFP®

The stock market began its first correction in four years about 100 days ago. The volatility since that correction seems like torture. Moreover, the first days of 2016 rank amongst the worst starts to a calendar year.