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Market Commentary – Royal Fund Management

Royal Fund Management | June 14, 2022 The market continues to test one’s resolve. In 1933, a quote became famous when President Roosevelt said, “…the only thing we have to fear, is fear itself”.  This famous quote seems appropriate today as related to the current economic and market environment. The current amount of uncertainty naturally […]

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Quarterly Market Overview – Royal Fund Management

We started the 1st quarter 2022 after a strong 4th quarter 2021. The S&P500, DJIA and NASDAQ all finished the year at or near all-time highs.  The market was unable to build on the December gains, and we hit some turbulence starting about the second week of January.  We had not experienced a full 10% […]

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Market Commentary – Royal Fund Management

Mark Sorenson | March 04, 2022 Uncertainty continues to impact the market. Geopolitical concerns like we are currently experiencing usually cause a negative market reaction in a shorter time frame, but historically they are always buying opportunities in hindsight. Investors need to look through market corrections and know that with patience, all will be ok […]

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Market Commentary – Royal Fund Management

Mark Sorenson | February 21, 2022 The market has weakened over the last few days based on two main uncertainties. This market commentary should provide some perspective during market corrections like we are experiencing right now. It is interesting that the market historically goes up 80% of the time, but we tend to forget, this […]

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The COVID-19 Vaccine and Your Money

The COVID-19 vaccine is rolling out and being administered across the country. Triplett-Westendorf Financial Group CEO Mark Triplett spoke with Des Moines Iowa’s KCCI news about what impact this has on your money.

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August 2020 Economic Outlook

In this month’s recap: stocks rose as better-than-expected corporate earnings and progress on a COVID-19 vaccine encouraged investors. Monthly Economic Update   Presented by Mark Triplett, August 2020   U.S. Markets Stock prices rallied in July as further development of a COVID-19 vaccine and better-than-expected corporate financial reports encouraged investors. The S&P 500 gained 5.5 […]

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July 2020 Quarterly Market Overview

Wow! A quarter to remember! After the market had its fastest selloff ever from a market high to a bear market, the reversal took hold in the 2nd quarter. A bear market is defined as a 20% pullback from a previous high. Interesting to note, this bear market replaced 1929 as the swiftest on record. […]

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Monthly Economic Update June 2020

In this month’s recap: stocks rallied in May, sparked by a supportive Federal Reserve, stories of states re-opening, and reported progress on a COVID-19 vaccine. Monthly Economic Update   Presented by Mark Triplett, June 2020   U.S. Markets Stocks rallied in May, sparked by a supportive Federal Reserve, stories of states re-opening, and reported progress […]

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Monthly Economic Update May 2020

In this month’s recap: Stocks rebounded sharply, fueled by a flattening of the COVID-19 curve and positive results from clinical trial investigating a treatment for the virus. Monthly Economic Update   Presented by Mark Triplett, May 2020   U.S. Markets Stocks rebounded sharply in April, fueled by a flattening pandemic curve and positive results from […]

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Does Conflict-Free Advice Exist?

Dec 09, 2021 Conflicts of interest naturally occur in business. When any form of compensation is being exchanged for a product or service a conflict could exist. In the financial services industry, conflicts of interest absolutely exist. When and how the conflict of interest manifests often depends on how the financial professional is compensated. Most […]