Stock markets dropped a bit in November following October’s surge. Year to date stock returns vary widely, with small company stocks vastly outpacing the generally flat returns of large company stocks. We added new positions to portfolios this year to increase diversity and potential growth without assuming too much exposure to the potential downside.
Currently locals are more concerned about the amount of snow we will get this winter than what the stock market will do. Stacie and I continue to monitor your investments by matching your long term goals and risk tolerance to trends in the markets.
This holiday transports young children to a magical place where dreams come true and good things happen because people are kind. The lights, scents of holiday baking and festive decorations build anticipation. The air is full of secrets of planned surprise gifts. Favorite stories are retold. People smile more. The world could use so much more of this. Some part of this childhood should live like a fire in each of us.