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Bear Market Fears Fade in January Rebound

After stocks posted the worst December decline since 1931, they promptly rebounded in January and posted the best January return since 1987. And the returns were broad based, with smaller […]

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Monthly Market Video Update

The stock market rebounded in January, nearly erasing the losses of December 2018. Is the correction over, or will the market “retest” and drop lower again? In this two-minute video, […]

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas

The S&P 500 index finished the month down 9%, the worst December decline since 1931, during the Great Depression. As of Christmas Eve, stocks were down 15% for the month, […]

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Monthly Market Video Update

As 2018 comes to a close, we are all anxious to see if the so-called Santa Rally shows itself.  Will the market continue its downward trend into the new year, […]

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Turning on a Dime

In these volatile market environments, we are grateful for active investing. One sign of a good running back in the NFL is the ability to quickly change directions to confuse […]

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Monthly Market Video Update

November has proven to be another tumultuous month for the stock market.  In this two-minute video, Ron Rough, FSA’s Director of Portfolio Management, provides some insight into what the market […]

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Once Again October Spooks Investors

The month of October has a reputation for scaring investors. The one-day crashes of 1929 and 1987 happened in October. And who could forget the 17% drop in stock prices […]

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Rising Interest Rates Finally Bite Stocks

The stock market has an uncanny ability to ignore various factors, until the point that it becomes obsessed with them. Short-term interest rates have been on the rise for the […]

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