With all the bad news we hear each day, it’s sometimes difficult to see the positives in the world. Between what is happening economically in China and Europe, the drastic swings in the stock market, and the pending election in the United States, often it’s difficult to stay the course with your investment plan.
This has been a volatile year so far in the stock market, with the S&P 500 seeing a low of about -13% in mid-February to our current position of a positive market, up about 2.5%. When we have volatility in the market place, having a strong investment plan in place is key to weathering the turmoil. Creating a layered approach to your invested dollars is a way to try to minimize the longer term impact of market volatility.
At Eagle West Group, we strive each day to create innovative solutions to our client’s investment needs. Starting with determining your Risk Score, and then by combining multiple strategies, utilizing alternative investments, and diversifying assets, we create a customized plan just for you. Our investment team meets each week to discuss the economy and market, both domestically and internationally, and how those may impact our client’s financial lives.
Don’t be discouraged. There are positives indicators out there. The US Economy is in a growth pattern, but slowly and steadily. Check out this article that sheds light on the positives in the US economy since 2009.
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