Investing

Equity Market Records Always Raise Questions

In the same way that significant dips in equity prices cause head scratching and consternation, new market records also present a moment of pause, especially during a pandemic that seems to be worsening once again.

Another Uneventful Fed Meeting Unfolds

As a highly contentious presidential election plays out in the U.S., the Federal Reserve is working to project a message of stability and consistency to support the markets.

Assessing the Latest Market Jitters

One market watcher says optimism about the end of the coronavirus pandemic drove markets up, but a newly prevailing sense of reality has delivered a commensurate adjustment.

Can Fixed and Variable Annuities Go Together?

Investing experts say smartly pairing the two types of annuities with other investments in a retirement portfolio can deliver significantly more income compared with a traditional withdrawal strategy.

The Pandemic and Equity Compensation

COVID-19 has completely upended Americans’ financial lives, so it should be no surprise that many people have resorted to exercising stock options and other forms of equity compensation to address pressing needs.