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93 Year Return History for Long-Term Corporate Bonds

93 Return History For Long-Term Corporate Bonds Source: Investment View, Thompsons Financial Investments are inherently risky. Investments will fluctuate with changes in market conditions. Consideration should be given to the possible loss of part or all principal invested. No single investment strategy can ensure a profit or protect against a […]

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93 Year Return History for Common Stocks

93 Year Return History For Common Stocks Source: Investment View, Thompson Financial   Investments are inherently risky. Investments will fluctuate with changes in market conditions. Consideration should be given to the possible loss of part or all principal invested. No single investment strategy can ensure a profit or protect against […]

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December 2018

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December 2018 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on December 28th, 2018 Equity markets have displayed extreme volatility in recent months, but we believe the worst is over. On Monday, December 24th the S&P 500 index experienced Capitulation. Capitulation is reached when a large number of investors “throw in the towel,” so […]

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Market Volatility 2018

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Market Volatility 2018 Market Volatility 2018 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on December 24th, 2018 After more than 18 months of rising markets, we’ve started to see a decline, with large sell-offs and heightened volatility in recent days. Although this might feel unsettling, I want to encourage you that market […]

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November 2018

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November 2018 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on October 31st, 2018 Volatility in the equity markets continues as we near the midterm elections. We believe the volatility is largely a result of uncertainty regarding the election outcomes.  The US economy remains strong and there does not appear to be a […]

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October 2018

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October 2018 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on October 18th, 2018 The recent declines in equity markets have been attributed to rising interest rates by many pundits and our media in general.  We believe, however, that there may a different culprit: uncertainty.  The midterm elections coming in early November have […]

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September 2018

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September 2018 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on September 5th, 2018 It’s hard to believe that Fall is just around the corner but here it is.  The U.S. economy is rocketing forward with over 4% GDP growth two quarters in a row, with the stock market leading the way after […]

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July 2018

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July 2018 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on July 27th, 2018 Welcome back to volatility. The reason we say “welcome back” is because we haven’t seen much in recent years and appear to be returning to normalcy. The S&P500 hit an all-time high in late January only to see a […]

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May 2018

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May 2018 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on May 14th, 2018 The markets have lifted out of correction territory and seem to be back on the rise. We won’t be out of the woods until we break above the all-time highs of January. A bear market is always a possibility […]

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March 2018

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March 2018 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on March 28th, 2018 If you have been watching the news you may think the world is coming to an end. Is everything spinning out of control: Deficit budgets, trade wars, China, Russia, Iran, North Korea? Also, it doesn’t help that the numbers […]

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