Nowhere to go but up

No Where to Go But Up

Investors like labels for the economy and financial markets—many of them with the word “great” in them. The Great Depression. The Great Recession. The Great Lockdown. Well, we’ve moved into what we might call the Great Disconnect. How can stocks have rebounded so strongly in the last month amid so much suffering and economic damage? […]

How we respond matters

How We Respond Matters

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond to it.” — Lou Holtz, Hall of Fame football coach As the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic continues, how we respond to it will determine how we beat it. Continued sacrifices range from everyone in the medical community working on the front lines […]

Implication of Investor Behavior

Dimensional Regional Director Scott Bosworth discusses the impact emotions can have on an investor’s portfolio, citing research and examples from a recent client event. We at Cornerstone hope you found this video helpful. Please call us with any questions you may have on this or any other financial planning matters. Also, we invite you to […]

Recent Market Volatility

In recent days, the increase in volatility in the stock market has resulted in renewed anxiety for many investors. While it may be difficult to remain calm during a substantial market decline, it is important to remember that volatility is a normal part of investing. Additionally, for long-term investors, reacting emotionally to volatile markets may […]

Missing the Market’s Best Days

The impact of missing just a few of the market’s best days can be profound, as this client-ready data visualization of a hypothetical investment in the stocks that make up the S&P 500 Index shows. We at Cornerstone hope you found this video helpful. Please call us with any questions you may have on this […]

The Ups and Downs of Stocks and Bonds Video

Joel Hefner explains why investors may prefer some allocation in equities in addition to bonds in order to grow their long-term wealth. We at Cornerstone hope you found this video helpful. Please call us with any questions you may have on this or any other financial planning matters. Also, we invite you to forward this […]

Markets Rewarding Discipline Video

Jake DeKinder, Head of Advisor Communication, explains how capital markets have rewarded investors that are able to tune out short-term noise and stay disciplined over the long-term. We at Cornerstone hope you found this video helpful. Please call us with any questions you may have on this or any other financial planning matters. Also, we […]

The Power of Markets Video

Curious about how markets work? This video explains how security prices are set and how they change based on the collective knowledge of buyers and sellers. Armed with this information, investors will better understand how and why markets work. We at Cornerstone hope you found this video helpful. Please call us with any questions you […]

Can You Predict a Good Time to Buy and Sell Stocks? Video

Can investors predict when to buy and sell securities? Jim Davis, PhD runs more than 780 tests on data from 15 stock markets to test this theory. We at Cornerstone hope you found this video helpful. Please call us with any questions you may have on this or any other financial planning matters. Also, we […]

What’s the Upside of Risk? Video

with Gene Fama, PhD, Economist, and 2013 Nobel Prize Winner The Nobel laureate explains why long-term investors should know the reasons they’re investing, understand risk, and not focus on short-term ups and downs. We at Cornerstone hope you found this video helpful. Please call us with any questions you may have on this or any […]