Complacency in investing rarely ends well. As strong as the last 12 months have been, it is important not to extrapolate and assume that such a trend will continue. In the cartoon below, that is clearly the “plan”.
The big picture for Smith & Howard Wealth Management is always going to be framed by valuations. As long-term investors, we recognize that as interesting as it is to speculate and debate about near term events and breaking news, investment re
With the first half of the year behind us, many of the concerns worrying the markets continue to persist and hold our attention, with new uncertainties taking center stage in the wake of the Brexit vote.
Increasing concern about China’s economy, accompanied by a modest (but unexpected) devaluation of their currency, led to a sharp drop in global equity markets in late August, with the S&P 500 Index falling 12% from its high reached just a mont
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 hit new records during the first quarter, but the rally stalled in late March over concerns about the impact of a stronger dollar on profits of big, U.S.-based multinational firms.