Join Foster Group for financial perspectives delivered in a brief video format. We’ll cover timely topics related to the current economic environment and keep you up-to-date on investment news. We will also provide insights on how investors can maintain a long-term perspective.
Has this been a worrying or boring month in investment markets? Has it been a volatile last four weeks reflecting the narrative in the news media? This week, Kent Kramer introduces framing theory and how we may apply this to investment markets.
Politics are always in the news. Right now, we're hearing a lot about the debt ceiling and the need to increase the US debt ceiling so the government can pay their bills ... or maybe not. This week, Kent Kramer provides an overview of debt ceiling history and what we are seeing today.
0:00 – Introduction
0:18 – Debt Ceiling History
1:53 – Today's Debt Ceiling Explained
3:38 – Baird Asset Management Interview Recap
6:34 – Closing Thoughts
There's a lot of talk in the news about recession. Are we in one? Is there one coming? How long or how deep might that recession be? This week, Kent Kramer walks us through what different economists think might occur.
Fear can grab us and demand a response, such that fear itself can become the real danger. This week, Kent Kramer explores how fear and bad news can impact investing and some simple steps you could consider to avoid emotional investing.
0:00 – Introduction & History of Bank Failures
1:28 – The Impacts of Fear Mongering
4:18 – Market History
5:40 – Five Simple Steps to Consider
6:47 – Closing Thoughts