Encore Essentials: Mutual Funds

Encore Essentials: Mutual Funds In this article we will break down the basics of mutual funds and give you an overview of how they work and why so many investors like them! What Are Mutual Funds? A mutual fund is a company that pools money from many investors and...
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Monthly Economic Update August 2019

Sign up below to get updates sent to your inbox! In this month’s recap: the Federal Reserve eases, stocks reach historic peaks, and face-to-face U.S.-China trade talks formally resume. THE MONTH IN BRIEF July was a positive month for stocks and a notable month for...
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Monthly Economic Update July 2019

Sign up below to get updates sent to your inbox! THE MONTH IN BRIEFYou could say June was a month of highs. The S&P 500 hit another record peak, oil prices reached year-to-date highs, and gold became more valuable than it had been in six years. (There was also a...
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Monthly Economic Update June 2019

Sign up below to get updates sent to your inbox! THE MONTH IN BRIEF Hopes for a quick resolution to the U.S.-China trade dispute faded in May as discussions broke down and rhetoric from both sides turned tough again. The disappointment lingered on Wall Street: the...
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Monthly Economic Update May 2019

Sign up below to get updates sent to your inbox! THE MONTH IN BRIEF Wall Street shifted its focus from trade to earnings in April. On that front, the news was good: through April 26, first-quarter results for S&P 500 firms had beaten expectations by 5.3%, a bit...
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Monthly Economic Update April 2019

Sign up below to get updates sent to your inbox! THE MONTH IN BRIEF The Federal Reserve altered its outlook on interest rates in March, and the stock and bond markets certainly took notice. Both the Fed and the European Central Bank communicated that they saw economic...
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