Managing Risk Key To Volatility

Managing Risk Key To Volatility

OCEAN CITY — With earnings season essentially over, U.S. corporations delivered yet another positive surprise versus analyst expectations at the beginning of the quarter. While earnings for the S&P 500 companies are still down from a year ago, the headline decline masks bright spots in several consumer related industries. By the same token, recent economic… Read more »

Investing Myths And Realities

Investing Myths And Realities

OCEAN CITY — The following five common investing myths, when put into full context, can prove key reminders as investors seek to achieve their financial goals.Myth #1: “I should wait for a pullback in markets before I get invested.”Reality: Investors need to stay invested in order to achieve their long-term financial goals. Market timing is… Read more »

Housing Sector Showing Promise

Housing Sector Showing Promise

OCEAN CITY — Amid growing concerns over Greece, Puerto Rico and China, signs of economic improvement in the U.S. continue to sprout – notably in the housing sector. Recent data suggests the sector’s growth is likely to improve steadily in the near term. What’s important is that strength in the housing sector has historically had… Read more »

Municipal Bond Market Murmurs

Municipal Bond Market Murmurs

OCEAN CITY — News headlines relating to the municipal market — particularly in connection to Puerto Rico’s tumult and the Illinois state budget — continue to be overwhelmingly negative. Puerto Rico faces the prospect of defaulting on its $72 billion debt.Prices for its general obligation bonds, as well as for the bonds of a number… Read more »