After almost five years of unabated levitation in capital markets, a few chinks are starting to show in the capital market armor.
Why the Weakness ?Under the belly it has been much weaker, this recent Bloomberg article stated almost 50% of stocks on the NASDAQ are already in a correction. Note in the following chart how small stocks are not following their big capitalization brother to new highs.
Russell 2000 (Small Stock Index) V S&P 500Does this mean the correction we have long been waiting for is here ? Maybe, but as we mentioned in this middle of … Read More
You have worked hard, saved well and now you have decided to enter the next phase of your life…retirement. Although the paychecks have stopped, you have amassed a portfolio that you are confident will sustain you for the remainder of your lifetime. Now, you only have one question:
Should I take distributions from my 401(k) plan, IRA, Roth IRA or personal brokerage account?
Unfortunately, the answer to this question is both complex and can change each year as the investment markets, tax laws and your personal circumstances change. While it is beyond the scope of this article to fully analyze …Read More