Author: Wade Balliet

Investment Insights: Fret or fundamentals?

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Photo of oil tanker and rig with stock market figures lightly superimposed over it.

Many investors are worried that the precipitous slide in crude oil prices signals a possible slowdown on a global scale.

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Investment Insights: Midterms and the markets

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Closeup on a 2018 red-white-and-blue button in a pile of similar patriotic election buttons.

The market reaction has been fairly positive so far, but investors may be a little more wary over domestic affairs, at least for the next few years.

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Investment Insights: A nightmare on Wall Street

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Male stock brokers conferring about one of many blue screens in the photo showing stock performance data.

The U.S. stock market had one of its most challenging months in more than a decade.

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Investment Insights: Volatility rears its head again

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Colorful Riyadh skyline at dusk.

The troubles in emerging markets have been brought to the fore over the last few months as issues in Turkey have worsened and South Africa has entered a recession.

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