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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…

Wes Johnson on NPR: Is the Stock Market Predicting a Good Economy Ahead?

On August 26, 2020, Posted by , In Radio Interviews,Wes Johnson CFP®, With No Comments

You’ve probably noticed that since the pandemic hit and drove the stock market into a steep decline, it has rebounded significantly. The tech-heavy NASDAQ, in particular. Yet the economy is far from where it was pre-COVID. The stock market has a history of being a leading economic indicator. Is that…

Summer Newsletter: Behind the Scenes at Our New Location

On July 8, 2020, Posted by , In Newsletters, With No Comments

We are so excited to be settling into our new location in downtown Asheville! We are looking forward to a time when we can give you an in-person tour. Until then, we hope you enjoy these behind-the-scenes pics.

Summer Newsletter: Congratulations Maris!
Graduating During COVID-19

On July 8, 2020, Posted by , In Newsletters, With No Comments

Maris English joined ACT Advisors part-time in March of 2020 when Asheville High School moved to online classes. During her short time here, she has done everything from coordinating the advisors’ appointments to sending out our weekly market commentary emails. Before graduation, Asheville was included on a list of the…

Summer Newsletter Thank You Healthcare Heroes
Client Spotlight: Dr. Polly Watson, MD

On July 8, 2020, Posted by , In Newsletters, With No Comments

All of us at ACT Advisors are deeply grateful to healthcare workers in these challenging times. To all of our clients who are doctors, nurses, technicians, transporters, pharmacists, and anyone who supports patient care, we thank you. Whether you are working the frontlines, researching, educating, or administering, we appreciate you…

Summer Newsletter Thank You Healthcare Heroes
Client Spotlight: Dr. Robert A. Harrington, MD

On July 8, 2020, Posted by , In Newsletters, With No Comments

All of us at ACT Advisors are deeply grateful to healthcare workers in these challenging times. To all of our clients who are doctors, nurses, technicians, transporters, pharmacists, and anyone who supports patient care, we thank you. Whether you are working the frontlines, researching, educating, or administering, we appreciate you…

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….

Reminder: 2019 Contribution Deadlines

On January 13, 2020, Posted by , In Announcements, With No Comments

General guidelines for contribution deadlines for the 2019 tax year are listed below – you should check with your tax preparer before making a contribution. To  make a contribution to your IRA, contact Liz Dickinson at (828) 398-2802 or liz.dickinson@lpl.com. Traditional/Roth IRA: The deadline for IRA contributions for the 2019…