Black Friday Investment Deals

Black Friday Investment Deals

David B. Armstrong, CFA Weekly Market Commentary

Black Friday is known for great deals.  Down 10%, the best deal out there right now may be equities. People might be too scared to buy while they try to figure out why the market has gone down.  Meanwhile, for every share sold, someone is buying…even on huge down days.  So, there are some bargain shoppers out there hitting the …

Spicoli

“Gee, Mr. Spicoli, I Don’t Know”

David B. Armstrong, CFA Weekly Market Commentary

The past week had me quoting the famous scene from the 1982 classic Fast Times at Ridgemont High around the office on an hourly basis…. Mr. Hand: “Mr. Spicoli, why do you shamelessly waste my time?” Jeff Spicoli: “I don’t know.” Mr. Hand: “I like that. ‘I don’t know.’ That’s nice … ‘Mr Hand, will I pass this class?’ Gee, …

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5 Topics to Discuss With Your Financial Adviser

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Talking to a professional can help keep you grounded in times of market volatility. This stinks. There I said it. Feel better? Probably not. You are probably glued to the tube thinking, “Why didn’t I see this coming?” while listening to the “experts” who say, “I saw it coming and said so seven weeks ago.” It’s probably the same guy …

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6 Investing Habits To Dump Now

The Monument Wealth Management Team Featured Articles

Watch your bonds — don’t watch TV. The news is rife with analysis about interest rates, inflation, and the dollar, leading many to speculate that the next impending bubble to burst will be in the bond market. Looking at the flow of money over the past 18 to 24 months, it seems that investors have been loading the boat with …

“Hey Ma, can we get some Meatloaf?!?”

David B. Armstrong, CFA Weekly Market Commentary

In a hilarious scene from Wedding Crashers, Will Farrell screams several memorable quotes asking his mom to bring him and Owen Wilson some meatloaf.  He wants, but he does not get – several times.  Many investors have been feeling the same way over the course of this year, but last week went a long way towards easing some market jitters.  …