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Those who are early in their career may put off thinking about retirement. But learning what sets Roth and traditional IRAs apart now can help ensure you make the right choice between the two as you save for later.
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After the worst start to a year since 1932 that has left the S&P 500 within breathing distance of the 20% bear-market threshold, the question all investors are asking is: When might the market pullback run its course?1 Since hitting an all-time high..
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In a year that has featured plenty of volatility, last week's daily stock-market swings, which included both the largest daily gain and daily decline of the year, may have felt like something new was afoot.
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Inflation worries took the back seat last week, as the focus shifted to corporate earnings and the deteriorating outlook for global growth.
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As you know, inflation heated up in 2021. If you're getting close to retirement, how concerned should you be about inflation's impact on your lifestyle and your investment strategy? To begin with, it's important to note that the key factors driving...
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Headline inflation may be close to a peak This week, investors digested two important inflation readings for the month of March – the U.S. consumer price index (CPI) and the producer price index (PPI). Both indicators remain at multidecade highs.
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After about a 10% move higher since mid-March, equity markets pulled back slightly last week, while longer-term bond yields rose to three-year highs1.
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Overall, the U.S. and global economy are facing several challenges this year, including higher inflation and central banks that are scrambling to tighten policy while trying to avoid meaningful economic downturn or even recession.
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Stocks staged a modest rally this week with investor risk appetite returning as markets have continued to digest the progressing situation in Ukraine along with the Fed getting the first rate hike under its belt.
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After two years of holding borrowing costs near zero, the Federal Reserve took the first step toward normalizing its policy last week.
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It is not surprising that inflation has been top of mind for most investors given the escalation of the crisis in Russia/Ukraine, and the subsequent upward pressure on energy and food prices, at a time when inflation was already elevated around the...
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Markets remained volatile last week but exhibited some signs of resiliency, as positive economic readings helped partially soothe escalating geopolitical fears.
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If 2022 is out to make a case that it's not its older sibling, it's off to a good start.
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The bumpy ride for financial markets in the early days of 2022 continued last week, with inflation remaining front and center.
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2022 begins with a bang: Markets started 2022 with a bit of a bang for investors.
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2021 was a better-than-average year on many fronts. Stock market returns, economic growth, policy stimulus and inflation all ran hot while volatility was historically cool.
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In 2021, the world returned closer to normal, but the pandemic continues to pose unique challenges.
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All eyes were on the Fed last week as the market awaited the latest policy decision and outlook – a decision that drew particular attention given the inflation environment. To its credit, the Fed brought no major surprises.
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U.S. equity markets rebounded this week, after two weeks of losses, as investors were able to climb two key walls of worry: the path of the Federal Reserve and the path of the COVID-19 virus.
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Volatility made a comeback last week, triggered by concerns around the new omicron COVID-19 variant, which the World Health Organization (WHO) labeled as a variant of concern.
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The holiday-shortened week ended with a bang, as news of a new COVID-19 strain overseas sparked worries over potential renewed lockdowns, with equity markets enduring the steepest daily decline in two months.
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This week, we continued to see signals that inflation in the U.S. remains hot, with both the producer price index (PPI) and consumer price index (CPI) coming in above expectations, now at multidecade highs.
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November started off on solid footing, with equity markets logging their best weekly return in more than four months1.
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Author A.B. Raphaelle is pleased to announce the release of her new sci-fi time travel romance, When We Were Warm.
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While history often points to October as a volatile month for equities, this year we saw the opposite in equity markets.
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What you do today with your retirement plan contributes to a better and more comfortable financial future. Here are three things to consider now so you can meet your retirement goals later.
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Find answers on a range of topics – from probate and types of trust to how to select a trustee.
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Energy Crunch Adding to supply-chain disruptions – The price action in commodities stole the spotlight last week, contributing to the elevated volatility in equity and fixed-income markets.
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We've seen similar episodes of rising rates, both earlier this year as well as during the last cycle when the Fed first announced its intentions to taper bond purchases.
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With no shortage of headlines to worry about, volatility made a comeback last week after being dormant for most of the past six months.
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Last week's release of the latest CPI report showed that inflation moderated again in August, which we'd attribute in part to the passing of the base effects (moving past the year-over-year comparisons to the depths of the crisis) as well as some...