The “Money Talks” hosts discuss how Georgia has recovered from the Great Recession compared to the national average, taking a closer look at employment, bank failures, and housing.
Chief Investment Officer Troy Harmon, CFA, CVA, begins with a story on an obscure exchange-traded fund that tracked the inverse of market volatility collapsed after Monday’s more than 4% decline. This leads to a discussion on volatility in general, speculative investments and everyone’s favorite speculative investment—Bitcoin.
Over the past nine years, we’ve been in our longest bull market in history, with annualized S&P 500 Index returns from Mar. 9, 2009 through the end of December 2018, coming in around 16.5%. And then the financial markets returned to their volatile ways. Since the high on Sept. 20, 2018, the S&P 500 has…
The “Money Talks” hosts discuss some of the possible changes President Trump may make to health care and health care insurance, and how it may affect the consumer.
Our experts weigh in on the Department of Labor’s newest changes regarding fiduciary standards for brokerage firms under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and the U.S. Treasury’s tightened rules aimed at curbing tax inversion by U.S. based companies seeking to move their tax residence abroad.
Our experts weigh in on a news story about a widow who discovered her late husband’s pension from the City of Marietta provides no benefits since he passed away before he retired.