stock market

March 25, 2020 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

BLOG: Q&A on Stock Market, Latest Fed Cuts

What should I expect from the stock market in the coming weeks? Expect more volatility. It’ll likely continue to go up and down markedly depending on the news that comes in. By the way, this is typical of the stock market. The continued upward trajectory we’ve seen over the past decade – that’s the anomaly. […]

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February 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Acciones de Novavax Aumentan Tras Propagación del Coronavirus

El laboratorio de biotecnología Novavax, con sede en Gaithersburg, vio aumentar sus existencias hasta un 18% durante el fin de semana, en gran parte debido al reciente aumento en los casos de coronavirus. El total mundial de casos de coronavirus superó los 79,000 durante el fin de semana, con Corea del Sur e Italia viendo […]

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February 24, 2020 | Ryan Donovan

Novavax Stock Spikes As Coronavirus Spreads Globally

The Gaithersburg-based biotech lab Novavax saw their stock rise as much as 18% over the weekend, largely in part due to the recent surge in coronavirus cases. The global total of coronavirus cases topped over 79,000 over the weekend, with South Korea and Italy seeing a surge in cases. South Korea now has over 300 […]

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August 17, 2017 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®, AIF®

Why An Interest Rate Hike Will Not Stop The Stock Market Rally

The markets continue to climb a wall of worry with only the spectre of fire and fury from a fierce conflict with North Korea dampening the enthusiasm for stocks. Interestingly, as of August 14th the South Korean stock market, as measured by the KOSPI index, was up over 16% for the past year (Source: Bloomberg), […]

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June 7, 2017 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®, AIF®

May- Here’s To Your Wealth

In A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens famously writes “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Today, depending on where you get your news, you might agree with either perspective. While some channels and websites report chaos, collusion, corruption, and ineptitude, others report a picture of leadership, reopened factories, promises […]

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March 14, 2017 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®, AIF®

What Might Derail This ‘Trump Rally’

Despite incredible political acrimony, mudslinging, and some seeming chaos in the new administration, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (“the Dow”) managed to rise about 14% from Election Day to February 28. While there have been gradual increases to the underlying economy and corporate profits that pre-date the election, three possible reasons for the recent stock […]

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December 7, 2016 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®, AIF®

November-Here’s To Your Wealth

The Markets:  November, at least as far as the stock market is concerned, was the opposite of March: it came in like a lamb and went out like a lion. At the start of the month, there was caution and uncertainty about the election and its impact on the stock market. The conventional wisdom was […]

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June 27, 2016 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®, AIF®

The Market Volatility Tipping Point, When Volatility Becomes Your Issue Too

Many economists and market analysts have predicted that we will continue to see heightened market volatility for the near future. As a financial advisor, I’m asked about volatility often. People first want to know how they should react. I tell them that these periods of volatility underscore why you need to have a financial plan […]

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May 31, 2016 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®, AIF®

May-Here’s To Your Wealth

The Markets:   If you still want to participate in the axiom “sell in May and go away” you haven’t missed your chance.  In May, most U.S. stock market indexes were relatively unchanged (see the chart below.) The clear loser in May was the emerging market sector which continues to be plagued by concerns that the […]

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April 15, 2016 | Brad Sherman

Why Stock Picking is a Losing Investment Strategy

Picking a stock that goes up 100% in a year is exhilarating. But there’s a problem with this method of investing. Like gambling in Vegas, it may be fun and even rewarding in the short term. Yet in the end, just as the house always wins, picking stocks is a losing game. I talk to friends […]

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