FinSyn Insights

Weekly insights on the markets, economy, and financial planning

The market recovery has hit a bump due to uncertainty around interest rates and the Fed. Rates have driven markets all year with significant impacts on stock and bond prices, economic growth, the housing market, and more.
The week started with a thud and ended with an even bigger thud. The common catalyst was Fed Chair Powell's policy speech at the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium.
Despite the first two quarters of 2022 bringing the worst US bond market returns since 1980, July delivered a positive beginning for bonds in the third quarter.
We are pleased to announce that Financial Synergies Wealth Advisors has been selected to Financial Advisor Magazine's list of America's Top RIAs for 2022.
A four-week winning streak for the market came to an end this week. The simple reason why is that the market was overbought on a short-term basis and due for a pullback.
"Will I outlive my retirement money?" This is one of the top fears for people who are starting to prepare for their retirement years.
Investors and economists have breathed a sigh of relief as new inflation data suggest that price pressures are easing.
The stock market saw some real inflation this week, largely because it saw signs of disinflation in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), Producer Price Index (PPI), and Import-Export Price Index reports for July.
If you blinked, you may have missed it. But believe it or not, stocks have been recovering since June - though we've got a ways to go.
As the pandemic dragged on, some people tried new hobbies like baking bread, binge watching Tiger King, and day trading certain meme stocks.

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