Investing to Support Women and Girls

Gender Lens investors put their assets with entities whose missions and/or practices help to advance the lives of women and girls.

Investing to Support Women and Girls2017-09-11T13:34:58-06:00

Economic Growth Picks Up

Economic growth picked up in the second quarter in the U.S., with a report of 3.9% GDP far exceeding the anemic growth that occurred in the first quarter, and it has held up relatively well amidst reports of slower growth in China and other emerging economies and a continued downturn in the energy sector.

Economic Growth Picks Up2017-09-11T13:41:29-06:00

Market Volatility and Performance After Downturns

Historically markets have been resilient following other market pullbacks of over 5%, and the S&P 500 has been positive in 80% of the calendar years since 1980.

Market Volatility and Performance After Downturns2017-09-11T13:43:18-06:00

Comments on Market Volatility

Because we haven't had to deal with anything like this for nearly four years, many investors may not feel emotionally well prepared for this volatility.

Comments on Market Volatility2017-09-11T13:44:28-06:00

Five Bedrock Principles for Investors

5 principles every investor should keep in mind: diversification, avoid emotional decision-making, recognize the market is unpredictable and be disciplined; choose low cost investments, and time in the market is more important than timing the market.

Five Bedrock Principles for Investors2017-04-01T18:11:06-06:00

Downsides of Hedge Funds

Here is an interesting article in the New York Times about Hedge Funds. The author, a financial planner from Utah, observes that [...]

Downsides of Hedge Funds2017-04-01T18:11:38-06:00

What’s New with Taxes

Tax season is upon us  and it’s helpful to review a few changes that may be affecting returns, particularly for high-income earners. [...]

What’s New with Taxes2017-04-01T18:12:04-06:00

U.S. Economy Strengthened in 2014

Below is an article from our Quarterly Newsletter. It seems each day the economic outlook changes a bit, but here is our [...]

U.S. Economy Strengthened in 20142017-04-01T18:12:07-06:00

Market Lessons from 2014

Below is an interesting article from the Wall Street Journal. It gives some clear examples about why predicting the market is such [...]

Market Lessons from 20142017-04-01T18:12:26-06:00