Each year the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) Rule 3a-4 requires SEM to request certain financial information from any client accounts we manage. In previous years SEM has mailed a 1 page form for clients to complete, sign, and return. This information is important for the management of your account,
As the Presidential election quickly approaches, I keep reminding advisors and clients of my number 1 rule of election year investing:
Do not let your political opinions influence your investment decisions.
We hosted a short webinar discussing more on the election including:
- What the data says we should expect from
Stocks technically hit the "correction" level at one point last week, falling 10% from the highs. After a brief 7% drop in June, stocks had rallied 20% to cap off an impressive summer. Some investors probably feel like this poor guy from the Cowboys.
There really wasn't any
In 25 years of following the markets I do not know if there has been a more hotly debated election. We are seeing widespread interest from people who never voted before and widespread activism from those who remained silent for most of their adult lives. This has caused a lot
Last week as we crossed the 200,000 death total in the US we crossed the 6 month anniversary of "15 days to slow the spread" of the Coronavirus. From the outset I have cautioned us from using Hindsight Bias to question decisions made at the time. We've certainly learned