Updating My Favorite Performance Chart For 2017
Ben Carlson updates his (and our) favorite performance chart for 2017.
Should You Buy Bitcoin?
Perhaps the question we should really be asking ourselves is this: Does buying Bitcoin fit into my investment plan?
10 Things Investors Can Expect in 2018
No one knows what will happen in the world or the market this year, but Ben Carlson has 10 things he feels strongly will happen to investors in 2018.
As Goes January, So Goes the Year?
Headlines regarding the “January Effect” are common near the start of each year, but have past January returns been a reliable indicator for the rest of the year?
Is US Tax Reform Good for Stocks?
Equity investors appear to have voted in favor of US tax reform. But does their optimism need to be tempered?
Fed Stays on Right Hiking Path
In the wake of today's rate hike, Brian Wesbury believes the Fed's monetary policy remains too loose and the economy can handle higher short-term rates.
Tax Changes Are Coming Next Year, but You Can Plan for Them Now
It may be important to act now before certain deduction opportunities go away.
5 Reasons Investors Should Give Thanks
Jeffrey Kleintop takes comfort in knowing that market gains this year are well supported by the best global growth in years: something to be thankful for.
The Increasing Importance of the 401(k)
Ben Carlson makes the case that “…as pension plans become a thing of the past for most new employees, the 401k will only continue to grow in importance.”
Tax Cuts Matter, Spending Cuts Matter More
Yes, Brian Wesbury writes, tax cuts can help boost growth – at least temporarily – but without cutting spending, faster economic growth can't be sustained.