Author: Hank Nicholson, CFP

portfolio strategy for the long haul

Recent stock market volatility may be with us for a while as we head into October─a historically dangerous month for stocks. Positioning portfolios to weather the inevitable storms is the key to success. Investing in the stock market can lead to losses, or so the widely-used...

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Bull Market Intact

Global stock markets have continued their rise despite a recent pullback. The S&P 500 was up over 6% in first quarter, and the U.S. small company Russell 2000 index was up over 12%. Stocks were arguably ripe for a pullback, given buoyant investor sentiment.  One indicator—the...

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2021 Outlook

The stock market finished 2020 in a strong uptrend, and this trend has continued into the early trading days of 2021. It is said that the market climbs a wall of worry, but with a surging pandemic, dramatic economic dislocation, and violent political unrest, this...

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Year-End Stock Rally?

October can be a dangerous month for stocks, but half-way through the month stocks have barely flinched. Meanwhile, parts of the economy like manufacturing and housing are enjoying a V-shaped recovery.  As we enter the final quarter of the year, economic momentum has slowed from its...

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Bullish on Real Estate

Commercial real estate like shopping malls and multi-tenant office buildings have taken the brunt of the pandemic.  At the same time, demand for industrial and warehouse space needed to serve rapidly-growing online commerce is surging.  As is essential retail like grocery and home improvement centers,...

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Stock Market Headwinds

Major technology companies like Amazon, Apple, and Google have surged after the Covid-sparked market drop earlier this year.  In fact, the stocks of these companies are now significantly higher than before the pandemic struck. The S&P 500 index consists of roughly 500 major U.S. corporations and...

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A Summer Like No Other

Like many organizations today, SilverPeak Wealth is 100% cloud-based. This means that everything we need to serve our clients (e.g. account administration, trading, etc.) is locked-down on encrypted servers online. This is more secure for clients, and it means SilverPeak Wealth can serve clients from...

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Making Sense of the Market

It is hard to square the idea that the stock market is booming, while the broader economy is suffering its worst downturn since the Great Depression. How does this make sense? It appears two dominant (and opposing) forces are driving the stock market: (1) The economic...

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Panic. Then Relief. Now What?

Market Update, April 15, 2020 The stock market is an erratic creature, swinging wildly from branch to branch trying to decide which altitude to land and when.  The market has rebounded more than 20% from its recent lows—statistically signaling a new bull market.  Unfortunately, I believe...

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