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We invite you to check in each month and get to know our business and the people  that lead Williams, Crow Mask.

Marketwatch – October 2019

Marketwatch – October 2019

The Markets: The S&P 500 index closed October positive 2.91%. The Dow gained 1.77% and the NASDAQ finished the month 3.88%; according to the Wall Street Journal. The selling during the first few days of October dragged the benchmark back to where it stood 21 months...

Marketwatch – September 2019

Marketwatch – September 2019

The Markets: The S&P 500 index closed September positive 2.96% bringing it to +19.37% year-to-date. The Dow gained 3.51% bring it’s year-to-date run to +15.90% and the NASDAQ finished the month 2.70% bringing the year-to-date number to +24.19% year-to-date; according...

Marketwatch – August 2019

Marketwatch – August 2019

The Markets: The S&P 500 index closed August down (1.97%) bringing it to +15.51% year-to-date. The Dow finished down (2.15%) bring it’s year-to-date run to +11.55% and the NASDAQ finished the month (2.97%) bringing the year-to-date number to +18.70% year-to-date;...

Marketwatch – July 2019

Marketwatch – July 2019

The Markets: The S&P 500 index closed July down (1.22%) bringing it to +18.05% year-to-date. The Dow finished down (1.05%) bring it’s year-to-date run to +14.39% and the NASDAQ finished the month (0.61%) bringing the year-to-date number to +22.31% year-to-date;...

Marketwatch – June 2019

Marketwatch – June 2019

The Markets - The S&P 500 index closed the 2nd quarter up 3.8% for the quarter and up a whopping 17% so far this year. The Dow is now up 14% for the year and the NASDAQ finished the quarter clocking in at +21.94% year-to-date; according to the Wall Street Journal....

Marketwatch – May 2019

Marketwatch – May 2019

The Markets - The S&P 500 index fell 6.6% in May, the Dow -5.67% for the month and the NASDAQ finished the month -7.26% according to the Wall Street Journal. The US Core Bond market gained 2.83% in May, dropping yields a whopping 18% on the 2 year Treasury note as...

Marketwatch – April 2019

Marketwatch – April 2019

The Markets - The S&P 500 index finished April +4.50% the Dow +2.66% for the month and the NASDAQ finished the month +4.74% according to the Wall Street Journal. Following the first quarter which saw one of the strongest market gains in history April was very...

Investment Philosophy

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...

Marketwatch – March 2019

Marketwatch – March 2019

The Markets - The S&P 500 index finished February +3.0 the Dow was +3.7% for the month and the NASDAQ finished the month +3.4% according to the Wall Street Journal. U.S. equities continued their rebound off the December lows through the end of February with the Dow...

Upcoming Tax Deadlines and Tips

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...

Treat People Like Family

As a family-owned business, the team at Williams Crow Mask is not only committed to treating each other like family but every single person that interacts with our company. From clients to organizations we volunteer with, showing respect and kindness is our number one goal every day.

Think Innovatively

When you hire Williams Crow Mask you don't just hire one person, you hire an entire team that will work with you to get the best results for you. Thinking outside of the box to find what will work best is one of the things that makes WCM unique and we're proud of that quality. 

Do the Right Thing

Doing the right thing for our clients, for our employees and for our community is at the heart of what drives our company and is a chief motivator among our staff. As a team, we area always striving to be honest, trustworthy and dependable for everyone we come into contact with.

Work Hard Together

Williams Crow Mask is a team of skilled individuals and we believe that our talents are best utilized when they are combined. You can expect a team of our employees to work with you to help find the best outcome.

Be Responsive with Respect

Putting our clients first is a top priority for the Williams Crow Mask team, but treating everyone with respect and being in regular communication is our bread and butter. Making sure we are available to our clients is crucial to living out our other core values.

Improve Yourself Everyday

The company culture at Williams Crow Mask is designed to foster growth and encourage professional and personal development because we truly believe that we best serve our clients when we are, ourselves growing and improving as individuals and as a team.