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 […]
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% […]
A second COVID-19 relief bill has been signed, sending stimulus checks to most Americans. Troy Westendorf of Ankeny Iowa’s Triplett-Westendorf Financial Group shared how that money will help families and why creating a spending plan could be a smart idea with WHO13 News in Des Moines.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you want a great return on your money you need to take on more risk. The investment firms on Wall Street have been conditioning the general public to accept this as reality for decades. There is truth to the risk reward relationship. However, there are ways to increase your return without exposing your hard-earned […]
What’s that outside your window? Wow, see that car in your driveway. It’s a real head turner! You must get a lot of compliments. It has value to you as an asset. There’s an intrinsic value you derive from owning it. You use it for transportation. It gets you from point A to point B. […]
Yesterday the market sold off based on continued uncertainty about trade tariffs and whether U.S. tariffs would be met with similar trading partner decisions which could potentially escalate a “trade war.” The initial steel and aluminum tariffs were absorbed by the market but the realization that additional tariffs, particularly related to China, renewed the uncertainty. […]