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Insights: INSIGHTS, Market Commentary

Jim Foster quoted in Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Financial Quarterly

By: Warren Averett Asset Management

In an article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Financial Quarterly published on Nov. 27, 2015, Jim Foster provided insights on how the volatility in the stock market can create lucrative ...

December 3rd, 2015 | INSIGHTS, Market Commentary Read More >

2015 Third Quarter Report: That Whooshing Sound

By: Warren Averett Asset Management

Many investors were glad to finally see the end of the third quarter, and most will feel like their portfolios are worse off than they actually are. That whooshing sound ...

October 23rd, 2015 | Market Commentary Read More >

China and the International Equity Markets

By: Warren Averett Asset Management

China’s mainland stock market (A shares), represented by the Shanghai Composite is down one third from its high, although still up 15 percent for the year-to-date period. The mainland market ...

July 30th, 2015 | Market Commentary Read More >

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2015 Second Quarter Report: Sound and Fury

By: Melanie Nichols, CFA, CFP®

Despite all the drama we’ve experienced in the past few months, the second quarter of 2015 has brought us slightly positive returns in many of the U.S. and global indices. ...

July 23rd, 2015 | INSIGHTS, Market Commentary Read More >

The NYSE Temporarily Halted Trading July 8

By: Warren Averett Asset Management

On Wednesday, July 8 the NYSE halted trading from 11:26am to 3:10pm EDT, all NYSE listed equities continued to trade on other venues. On any trading day there are a ...

July 10th, 2015 | Market Commentary Read More >

2015 First Quarter Report: Stop Awaiting the Fed.

By: Melanie Nichols, CFA, CFP®

The first quarter of the new year brought us small positive returns in many of the U.S. and global indices, as well as more than the usual amount of anxiety ...

April 28th, 2015 | Market Commentary Read More >

Remembering an Icon

By: Joseph McNair, CFP®, JD, CPA

In the first quarter of 2015, the financial world lost an icon.  Dr. Thomas Stanley, the New York Times best-selling author of The Millionaire Next Door (and several other books ...

April 28th, 2015 | Market Commentary Read More >

Payrolls, S&P 500 Earnings, Apple, Disinflation, Grammys

By: Warren Averett Asset Management

Last week the Bureau of Labor reported that payroll jobs rose by 257,000, marking the 12th straight month with growth above 200,000 (see chart below). There was widespread agreement from ...

March 17th, 2015 | Market Commentary Read More >

Euro “Deflate Gate,” ECB announces QE, U.S. Expected Returns, New England fumbles

By: Warren Averett Asset Management

Let’s begin with the finance version of “Deflate Gate.” I’m not talking about Tom Brady, but I am talking about the Euro which had its largest weekly loss since 2011, ...

March 17th, 2015 | Market Commentary Read More >

“The Streak”

By: Warren Averett Asset Management

Looking back on 2014, the “Year of the Horse,” most investors will exclaim it was a great year for the U.S. markets, as both stocks and bonds rose. Keeping with ...

January 21st, 2015 | Financial Planning, Market Commentary Read More >