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Marketwatch – August 2020

 In July, the indexes booked a fourth straight monthly gain, with the Dow gaining 2.4%, the S&P 500 advancing 5.5% and the NASDAQ rallying 6.8% for the month. It occurs to me that folks tend to consider political figures as heroes or villains. That tendency...

Marketwatch – July 2020

The month of June was a consolidation month in the market.  The Dow lost ground (1.16%) for the month, while the S&P 500 gained +1.84% and the NASDAQ finished + 4.9%.  That brings the year-to-date returns to:  Dow to (9.55%), S&P 500 (4.04%), and the NASDAQ +...

Marketwatch – June 2020

The month of May was again a strong month in the market yet all three major indices remain in negative territory for the. Over the past eight weeks, 36 million Americans have filed unemployment claims. US GDP plunged by 4.8% in the first quarter of 2020. Yet the US...

Investment Philosophy

Recently I met with a client who had been investing in the stock market for more than 30 years. We began discussing lessons learned over the years which caused me to reflect on our investment philosophy here at WCM so I thought I would articulate that here. My...

Upcoming Tax Deadlines and Tips

Over the past year much has been written about the new tax law, and the impact it will have on taxpayers. Many are predicting this will be the most difficult filing season in recent memory, and that your refund may be less than you expect. Although the complexity of...

Weathering the Storm

This winter brought severe cold weather to the midwestern and northeastern US with record-breaking temperatures and even tragically, lost lives. Thankfully our temperatures did not fall that low and we didn’t experience the gridlock of a frozen city. We did, however,...

What Worries Us Now

In their simplest form, investment markets provide a forum for capital seekers and givers to exchange monies today for the hope or promise of the later return of initial capital plus financial compensation for both risk and the time value of money. Asset prices,...

2019 is here!

As we ring the New Year, gurus from Wall Street begin to offer prognostications for 2019. In reality we understand that their best guess is just that, a guess. However, we acknowledge two things; first, their guess is an informed and educated guess and secondly, it...

“If I had bet $114 in 1943 I’d have $400,000 today.” – Warren Buffett

The headline above is a comment made by Warren Buffett during a recent interview. Now I’m going to give Mr. Buffett the benefit of the doubt. No question he has an army of financiers that can calculate the return of the S&P 500 during that time period. So I will...

TCJA – Where do we go from here?

Last week we provided helpful tips for understanding your tax situation using your 2017 income tax returns. This week we're talk about TCJA again. We continue our blog series with ways to start looking forward and making smart decisions that will positively impact...

Translating Your Tax Return

What just happened with your tax return? We get it - the last thing you want to do right now is pull out that 1040 and dig into it. However, there is a lot of great info that you can use to make important decisions going forward that will improve your financial...

Are You Saving Enough?

Are you saving enough? With tax day approaching rapidly, folks tend to look for ways to reduce their tax burden. Perhaps the most important and easily accessible method to reduce taxes is to contribute to your retirement plan. We understand that for quite a few folks,...

Rockin’ to the Rhythm – Treating People Like Family

We want to focus on our core value of Treating People Like Family. Who doesn’t enjoy hearing their favorite song? It doesn’t matter if it’s country & western, top 40, rock & roll, or hip hop, we have some rhythm that speaks to our souls. Something about a song...