Market Musings

The Market: Resilient or Complacent?

The second quarter saw financial markets deliver further gains, which was a continuation of the animal spirits that were unleashed in the wake of the U.S. election. Both stocks and bonds rose during the quarter with the S&P 500 making its latest record high in mid-June. Outside of the U.S., international stocks have picked up…
Author: Carl Noble
Posted: July 21, 2017, 3:28 pm

How To Set Investment Goals

A sound investment plan begins by determining your objectives while understanding any limitations or constraints that may exist. While most objectives are long-term, a plan must be designed to persevere through changing market environments and be able to adjust for unseen events along the way. If you have multiple goals then each of these goals…
Author: Andy Krone
Posted: June 16, 2017, 8:08 am

Gameplan For A Market Hangover

The first quarter picked up where the fourth quarter left off, with equity markets celebrating the surprise of a new U.S. administration that global investors perceived to be more business friendly than the previous one. During the quarter, stocks rallied around the world and along with a pullback in the U.S. dollar and signs that…
Author: Pinnacle Advisory Group
Posted: May 1, 2017, 6:47 pm

VIDEO: Watch Inside the Investment Committee 2017

We are pleased to present a recording of “Roadmaps and Hangovers,” our 2017 Inside the Investment Committee event, which gave attendees an inside look at the thoughts, views, and strategies of our investment team. Table of Contents (To go directly to a speaker, drag the round video playhead to the time listed below.) 0:00 –…
Author: Pinnacle Advisory Group
Posted: April 7, 2017, 2:30 pm

Hangovers & Roadmaps

2016 began with a thud and ended with a bang. After one of the worst-ever starts to a year, U.S. stocks managed to rebound and ultimately finish the year with solid gains. Much of the rise came in the final few weeks of the year, following the surprising results of the U.S. presidential election. Indeed,…
Author: Carl Noble
Posted: January 20, 2017, 10:40 pm