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Weekly Bottom Line

On October 20, 2020, Posted by , In Weekly Bottom Line, With No Comments

Covid-19 infections are surging in much of the world, prompting new restrictions in Europe and dampening market sentiment early in the week. U.S. data painted a clear picture of pandemic life. Inflation pressures for services hard hit by social distancing have cooled notably. Meanwhile, American consumers continue to snap up…

Three Reasons We Like Small Caps

On October 20, 2020, Posted by , In Weekly Market Commentary, With No Comments

Markets have come a long way since the March lows, but we believe there may be more room for stocks to run. Given the impressive economic recovery to date and improving underlying technical and fundamental conditions, we think small cap stocks in particular may have attractive growth potential. Despite election…

Market Volatility and the Coronavirus

On February 28, 2020, Posted by , In Articles,Doug English CFP®, With No Comments

Dear Valued Clients, In these volatile markets we want you to know your ACT Advisors team is on top of what is happening with daily research calls and up to the minute technical data. We are actively looking for opportunities to advance and protect your portfolio and making plans for…

Coronavirus Impacts on the Stock Market

On February 27, 2020, Posted by , In Articles,Doug English,Recent Events, With No Comments

Monday was a tough day in the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index down more than 3% as the number of coronavirus cases reported outside of China jumped. Monday’s losses reversed all of this year’s gains so far for the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial Averages….

Wes Johnson on NPR: “To Fear or Not to Fear” New Stock Market Highs

On November 26, 2019, Posted by , In Radio Interviews,Wes Johnson CFP®, With No Comments

The stock market’s recent all-time highs have some folks seeing a warning sign while others see a green light to invest in the markets. In this interview, Wes Johnson, CFP® discusses if new stock market highs should be feared or embraced. Click the link below to listen to the replay….

ACT Advisors Welcomes Senior Credit Union Executive Consultant James Gowan

On October 22, 2019, Posted by , In Announcements, With No Comments


Don’t be worried! Have a plan.

On October 15, 2019, Posted by , In Doug English CFP®,Videos, With No Comments

Is market uncertainty making you worried? Check out what Doug English, CFP® has to say about what you can do to ease your anxiety.

In Case of Emergency: Essential Documents to Take with You

On September 3, 2019, Posted by , In Articles, With No Comments

Hurricanes, fires, storm surges and other emergencies may make it necessary for you to evacuate your home. First and foremost, the priority in an emergency should be the safety of you and your family. Tracking down important documents (like insurance policies) shouldn’t delay leaving quickly and safely. Ideally, you should…

A Fed Rate Cut and the Economy

On August 20, 2019, Posted by , In Articles,Doug English CFP®, With No Comments

This summer has been interesting. Thus far, temperatures have been at a maximum for much of the country, while typical summer storms have been at a minimum. A parallel can be drawn for the financial markets: Major stock indexes are hovering near record levels, while other asset classes like bonds…

Doug English on NPR: Are Stocks Peaking Again?

On August 6, 2019, Posted by , In Doug English,Radio Interviews, With No Comments

2019 has been an exceptional year for the stock market, but what’s next? Doug English, CFP® discusses his thoughts on this past year and what might be next for the economy. Click the link below to listen to the replay. “We have been surprised and delighted with the scale of…