Managing Volatility Through Diversification

September 15, 2019By KrostWealth

Shelley Schexnayder, Communications, Senior Advisor at 1st Global It’s impossible to time the market perfectly or completely avoid market fluctuations, and every year, there is significant rotation on which of the asset classes at right perform well or poorly. So how can long-term investors not only endure market fluctuations but plan for them in their Read the full article…

A Game Changer

August 5, 2019By KrostWealth

By Jennifer Hutchins, CFA and Martin Landry, CFA, CFP®, CAIA, CIMA®, CIPM, CTFA, AIF® The end of the tentative trade truce between the world’s two largest economies triggered a sell-off on global stock markets and sent investors scurrying into safe-haven assets. On Monday, August 5, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 767 points (about 2.9%) Read the full article…

A Look at Diversification

April 2, 2012By Phil Clark, CPWA®,CFP®, CLU®

Ancient Chinese merchants were said to have developed a unique way to manage their risk. They would divide their shipments among several different vessels. That way, if one ship were to sink or be attacked by pirates, the rest stood a good chance of getting through. Thus, the majority of the shipment could be saved. Read the full article…