YOUR WEEKEND WARM-UP
YOUR WEEKEND WARM-UP
Thankfully, life is about much more than saving and investing. At Clearfront Advisory, we understand and appreciate that you have a wide variety of interests. So do we! At least once a month, Zach posts a missive, Your Weekend Warm-up, which highlights interesting articles/books he has read, movies/shows he has seen, as well as the ocassional piece on investing.
|Stocks' Resilience, Beautiful World, Where Are You & Severance
|Headlines are relentlessly shocking of late. A lot of really bad stuff is happening right now, most notably a war in Europe that grows more gruesome by the day. There is also the worst inflation in over 40 years and growing fears of recession.
|Stock Market Swoon, Just Keep Buying & Life & Beth
|Stock markets are having a horrendous 2022. In fact, the S&P 500 is off to its worst start since the 1930s. There’s a lot to be worried about right now, with sky-high inflation, Russia’s war in Ukraine and mounting concerns about a potential recession.
|Financial Fearmongering, Failing Up & Sophomore Slump
“The last time Todd Jones heard this kind of panic in his clients’ voices, it was 2008 and the global financial system was on the brink of collapse.” So begins an article I came across this weekend which typifies the financial scaremongering that has spread like wildfire since the beginning of the year.
Recession, The Abstinence Teacher & The Staircase
It seems like everybody is predicting a recession in the U.S. these days. An economic downturn – at least among bankers, economists, and anyone else who manages to get some screen time on CNBC – seems unavoidable. But if everyone believes a recession is forthcoming, does that make it inevitable?
Dead Cat Bounce, $400,000 Assistant & The Heart's Invisible Furies
|If you are like many investors, you’ve probably shied away from looking at your investment portfolio too often this year. And who can blame you? Until mid-June, stock market returns this year were abysmal. But since that late spring nadir, markets have come back with a vengeance.
|Overconfident Fed, Crypto Reckoning & A Long Way Down
|The Federal Reserve is serious about bringing down inflation from its current level of around 8.5%. During his eight-minute speech last Friday in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the chair, Jerome Powell, said the word “inflation” 45 times. But can we believe him?