Stock Market Cliffhanger

Ryan Murphy Director of Marketing EdgeRock Wealth Management It’s been a while since we’ve seen months like September. Domestic markets saw their biggest selloffs since March of 2020, and by the end, the S&P 500 was down more than 4.5 percent at last Thursday’s close. Those kinds of drops tend to inspire a lot of…

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Federal Reserve announcements fail to create 2013's taper tantrum

Last week the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City gathered online central bankers, policymakers, academics and economists from around the world for its annual Jackson Hole symposium. These meetings are generally worth paying attention to, as they often reveal important decisions concerning U.S. monetary policy. But this meeting may have been especially significant, due in…

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By Ryan Murphy Director of Marketing In his address to the media two weeks ago, Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, acknowledged inflation concerns but remained unwavering in his commitment to low interest rates in the face of still-high unemployment. “We’ve still got a lot of people who are out of work,” Powell said in his…

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Looking forward to a boosting post-pandemic economy

Today marks a significant anniversary in the history of EdgeRock. Exactly one year ago, Kyle gathered our team around our conference room table and asked us to figure out how to work from home for the foreseeable future.  We had just spent three weeks pulling all the available levers on our client accounts to mitigate…

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Staying calm when the financial markets take a downturn

By Ryan Murphy EdgeRock Director of Marketing It’s not easy being the words guy at a financial firm. While the numbers people are pouring through spreadsheets and calculating financial metrics with Greek variables I didn’t know were possible, I’m left consuming news stories and watching my retirement accounts go up and down like everyone else.…

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