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The Appetite for Risk is Back
S&P 500 Nears Overhead Resistance While the VIX Tests Underlying Support
Weekly Snapshot of Global Asset Class Performance
401k Plan Manager*Updated on 12/31/2018
The Appetite for Risk is Back
Stocks have extended last week’s positive momentum with a broad-based rally, as investors seem encouraged by dovish Fed minutes and potential progress on U.S.-China trade talks.
Weekly Technical Commentary
The S&P 500 Nears Overhead Resistance While the VIX Tests Underlying Support
The daily bars in the chart below shows the S&P 500 nearing overhead resistance at its 50-day moving average (blue arrow) and price resistance starting at its October/November lows.
New Year’s Resolutions – Get Your Finances in Order
Written by: Scott Bishop, MBA, CPA/PFS, CFP®
Many of you made new year’s resolutions to eat healthier, lose weight and be better to your family. For those of you reading this newsletter, I bet you at least thought about making some Financial “New Year’s Resolutions”. Your friends at STA Wealth want to help you reach your financial resolutions and goals. I was just interviewed by Cameron Huddleston at Go Banking Rate for some New Years Resolution’s that you can consider…at no cost!
On the STA Money Hour, daily at 12pm on 950AM KPRC in Houston, we have talked several times about how to better plan for your future. As we enter the New Year, it is a great time to get organized to start next year on the right foot with the right plan! Below, I have listed some steps that you can take to get your finances ready by year-end.
First off, read this linked article to see if you are on track given your sage in life: Proper Planning to Avoid Money Worries. Then take a look at our year-end financial planning ideas to see if there are any you should consider. Once you read these articles, here are some follow-up steps to help your New Year’s Resolutions become reality!
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