Markets Don’t Wait for Official Announcements

Some investors may worry about the stock market sinking after a recession is officially announced. But history shows that markets incorporate expectations ahead of economic reports. The global financial crisis offers a lesson in the forward-looking nature of the stock market. The US recession spanned from December … [Read More...]

What History Tells Us about the Market and Control of US Congress

Nearly a century of US stock market returns suggests that making investment decisions based on control of the chambers of Congress is unlikely to lead to better investment outcomes. From 1926 to 2022, stocks trended higher regardless of whether Democrats or Republicans controlled the House and the Senate, or … Read More...

Dimensional Congratulates Douglas Diamond on Nobel Prize Honor

The Linkous Group and Dimensional are excited to congratulate Douglas W. Diamond on being awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Professor Diamond, who is lead Independent Director of the boards of the firm’s US Mutual Funds and ETFs, received the award on October 10 for his research on banks and financial … Read More...

The Only 2 Scenarios:

Markets are simply either bull or in recession and bear. Those are the only two scenarios we get. We are currently in a bear market recession with high inflation. This dictates how securities are selected for our clients and, although it is painful to go through these times, prudent rules of investing are quite clear … Read More...