Market Downturns are Not a Destination.

Market Downturns are Not a Destination.

Markets and economies are cyclical. For instance, from 1945 through 2009 (the start of the current expansion), the United States experienced 11 economic cycles. The average recession lasted for about 11 months and the average expansion persisted for about 58 months,...
Should You Prepare Yourself for the Next Market Downturn?

Should You Prepare Yourself for the Next Market Downturn?

Or enjoy the present upswing? There is a lot to enjoy these days. Last week, Financial Times wrote: “Wall Street ended an impressive week on a steady note – eking out a tiny gain to a fresh record close – as oil prices recouped some of the previous day’s steep losses...