Entries by Ryan Hughes

Economic Slowdown?


Economic Slowdown Heightens Risk
The S&P 500 is 4.5% from its all-time high. After a very scary December, where the market fell by -9%, global equities have posted an impressive comeback. The V-shaped reversal has silenced slow growth concerns and recession fears. All of this in only a few short months. This has been accompanied by a major Fed...

Are We In A Recession?


Bull Oak Recession Cover Blog
December has been a particularly ugly month for stocks. The S&P 500 is down -11.7% for the month, -9.6% for the year, and -17.5% from its peak on September 20, 2018. This has certainly been a not-so-gentile reminder that stocks are volatile. S&P 500 YTD PR So what caused this selloff? Are we in a...

What Is Estate Planning?


While there are many financial services and investment strategies to consider while you are young, estate planning is an important step that you should take to protect your assets. In short, estate planning gives you the opportunity to take real steps while you are alive to ensure that your family and loved ones are...

Is CNBC Biased? We Think So.


Is CNBC Biased
After eight months of research, we have determined that the financial news media site CNBC (www.cnbc.com) has a strong negative media bias, despite the day-to-day market performance or the relative strength of the economy. The Wall Street Journal (www.wsj.com), while better performing, exhibits a somewhat negative biased reporting as well. One would suspect that...