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Weathering the Storm – Podcast

2020-07-10T13:46:34-04:00

Weathering the Storm - Podcast Chief Investment Officer Mark Foster, CFA and Associate Director of Client Service Zach Greiner discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the financial markets and economy, how Kirr, Marbach put its portfolio holdings under the microscope to determine if they could weather the storm and the opportunity [...]

Weathering the Storm – Podcast2020-07-10T13:46:34-04:00

To understand stocks’ wild price swings, think of it as a “Spock” Market

2020-07-08T14:27:57-04:00

To understand stocks’ wild price swings, think of it as a “Spock” Market Mickey Kim / July 3, 2020 Stock market volatility was epic during the first half of 2020, six months that shook the world.  U.S. stocks hit a new all-time high “way back” on February 19, [...]

To understand stocks’ wild price swings, think of it as a “Spock” Market2020-07-08T14:27:57-04:00

Investors, future is unpredictable and ‘tail-end consequences’ can devastate

2020-07-01T13:25:16-04:00

Investors, future is unpredictable and ‘tail-end consequences’ can devastate Mickey Kim / June 5, 2020 We humans hate uncertainty.  In dangerous times, we crave assurance if we do X and Y, then Z will occur and all will be good again.  To feed the media beast, there is [...]

Investors, future is unpredictable and ‘tail-end consequences’ can devastate2020-07-01T13:25:16-04:00

Highlight: 529 Plans

2020-05-29T09:03:00-04:00

HIGHLIGHT: 529 PLANS May 29, 2020 A college education is one of the largest and most important investments you’ll ever make.  Unfortunately, the cost of this investment has risen rapidly, illustrating the downside of the “Miracle of Compound Interest.”  The average annual cost of college in the US for the 2019-2020 [...]

Highlight: 529 Plans2020-05-29T09:03:00-04:00

Dreams of ‘Beverly Hills’ crushed as oil crashes below zero

2020-05-01T11:09:35-04:00

Dreams of ‘Beverly Hills’ crushed as oil crashes below zero Mickey Kim / May 1, 2020 Come and listen to my story about a man named Jed A poor mountaineer, barely kept his family fed, And then one day he was shootin’ at some food, And up through [...]

Dreams of ‘Beverly Hills’ crushed as oil crashes below zero2020-05-01T11:09:35-04:00

2020 Q1 Client Letter

2020-04-10T17:10:43-04:00

Dear Clients: The term “unprecedented” is often misused/overused, but is certainly apropos to describe what would become the COVID-19 global pandemic and concomitant destruction of the world economy and financial/commodity markets.  Unfortunately, the lead headline in the April 1, 2020 edition of The Wall Street Journal (“WSJ”), “Stocks End Worst Quarter [...]

2020 Q1 Client Letter2020-04-10T17:10:43-04:00