31 Mar
March 31, 2020

Investors have been forced to deal with higher levels of volatility across stocks, bonds, and alternatives since mid-February as markets attempt to price in the risk of the Coronavirus and an oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. Savant’s Investment Research team is digging into the details with charts to provide perspective around coronavirus cases and the price war, their impact on markets to date, and some historical context regarding bear markets. 

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24 Mar
March 24, 2020

Investors have been forced to deal with higher levels of volatility across stocks, bonds, and alternatives since mid-February as markets attempt to price in the risk of the Coronavirus and an oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. Savant’s Investment Research team is digging into the details with charts to provide perspective around coronavirus cases and the price war, their impact on markets to date, and some historical context regarding bear markets. 

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15 Sep
September 15, 2015

We have never seen instability like this before; the market is going to crash! When the Housing Bubble burst in late 2007, I was just about to get my driver’s license (some might argue that’s just as scary). When the Dotcom Bubble popped in 2000, I had just mastered multiplication and division tables. For the crash prior to that, Black Monday on October 19, 1987, my parents had not even met. Now that I invest my own money,

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25 Nov
November 25, 2014

Inaugurated just after the great inflation of the 1970s, it’s no surprise Ronald Reagan claimed, “Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.” Certainly hyperinflation and stagflation can be trouble for an economy, but moderate inflation is actually a sign of a healthy economy. With that said, even moderate inflation can have a large impact on your purchasing power over the long run.

In the

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20 Oct
October 20, 2014

If some is good, more is better.  While exceptions to this rule certainly exist, I don’t think you will find many people who will argue this stance when it comes to their retirement funds.  In my previous article, “Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?” I discussed how you can use time as a machine to compound wealth. Here are additional steps that can help you work toward a higher return on your 401(k) and propel you closer to your ideal

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