Stocks closed the month up adding to this year’s market gains. Stock prices are still down from a year ago. The volatility of the past twelve months taxes patience. It is worth noting that over the past year stock markets have rebounded quickly from each decline. Accepting some volatility opens the door for greater gains. Bonds have been a leveler lately with steady positive yields over the past year. We will look at capturing some long term stock fund gains and reviewing bond fund positions as we meet with you going forward. It seems like a major stock market crash is not imminent.
Color bursts on the early June garden. Sage, chives, poppies, peonies and iris all compete for attention popping the yard with reds and blues and golds. The 30-year-old bed of asparagus still provides the veggie of choice for May and June, crisp and juicy as an apple. Many never make it to the house