Our economy relies on the banking system to function. The banking system relies on your confidence that your bank will take care of your money and fulfill your withdrawals on demand.
May 3, 2023
Monthly Investment Updates
Monthly Update – March 2023
The failure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) defined the month of March.
Monthly Update – February 2023
Minutes of the January 31 – February 1 Fed meeting reflected expectations that the Fed would keep rates high for the remainder of 2023.
Monthly Update – January 2023
The markets breathed a sigh of relief in January. After finishing a difficult 2022 they launched into the new year on hopes for a “goldilocks” economy – not too hot, not too cold.
Monthly Update – December 2022
A month – and year – to forget
Sometimes we ignore the most important things. We are in a similar period in the financial markets.
Monthly Update – November 2022
The market touched a new low in October and produced a strong rally for the rest of the month, and this positive performance continued throughout November.
Monthly Update – October 2022
There were a host of worries this October that might have kept us from following the yellow brick road to financial prosperity.
“Don’t Fight the Fed” | August 2022 Market Review
Investors would have done well to follow this advice in August as Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve Chair, dominated the economic narrative and the movement of the markets.
Monthly Investment Update: September 2022
The old investing adage, “don’t fight the Fed”, was in full force in August.
Slipping on a Banana? | July 2022 Market Review
Alfred Kahn, President Jimmy Carter’s “Inflation Czar”, uttered this phrase in 1978 after he infuriated the president by pointing out the possibility of a recession.