We can honestly say we never expected to see anything like we did on Jan. 6, 2021 in this country. Watching the appalling display at the Capitol leads to fear and anger. It can even lead to a feeling of helplessness.
We look at why the market recovered so quickly despite the economic data and discuss why the market can be somewhat disconnected from the economy.
The “Money Talks” experts take a deep dive into the latest GDP reading, discussing the disconnect between the economic report and the stock market performance.
Regardless of who wins the next election, with rising deficits, government spending skyrocketing, and revenue dropping due to the COVID-19 pandemic, taxes will surely go up in coming years.
It can be difficult to act rationally when your financial future is at stake, especially when unexpected events like COVID-19 upset the markets.
We explain why investing with an eye to the long term is particularly important with stocks.
Even if you feel that your portfolio needs adjusting, maintaining a firm grasp on your fundamental investment strategy can help you be more thoughtful about making any changes.