Trumpocalypse? News of Our Demise Has Been Greatly Exaggerated…

Markets fell sharply after Franklin Roosevelt and Barack Obama were elected, and then later both these presidents presided over bull markets.  Their record suggests that Donald Trump won’t necessarily be a market’s boogeyman. The sun has come up; and regardless of your political affiliations, we can all agree that last night’s election night was a […]

Who Dunnit? Investigating the Culprit in the 2016 Market Turmoil

Well, 2016 has certainly not been dull… I have spent some time fielding concerns from a few exasperated clients, as equities plunged into a sea of red.  But does this recent under-performance in equities, particularly large US stocks, mean catastrophe for your portfolios?  My standard answer is: “not if they are diversified… and patient.”   […]