Financial Planning

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Percentage vs. Dollars vs. Points…How do you measure up?

Is there something that frustrates you to no end every time you hear it? There is for me. I get frustrated when radio and media commentators report on stock market indexes. You know the three favorites: The Dow, The S&P 500, and the NASDAQ. What do they report? They tell you how many points up …

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Inverted Yield Curve + Inflation = Stay the Course

Recently the yield curve inverted for the first time since August 2019 (which means that long-term interest rates have dropped below short-term rates). Why do we pay attention to this? Because this inversion suggests that investors believe the near-term economy and markets to be riskier than the long-term. This recent inversion in the yield curve …

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