Category: Market Commentary

Why Diversification is So Important in 2020? | RFG Advisory Market Commentary

August 17, 2020

In this video, RFG Advisory CIO Rick Wedell takes a look at sector performance in 2020, sharing his thoughts on why some sectors are thriving, while some are merely surviving. In 2020, with the wide spread of performance among different areas of... Continue Reading >

What Do Shrinking Bond Yields Mean for Your Portfolio? | RFG Advisory Market Commentary

May 29, 2020

In this week's update, RFG Advisory CIO Rick Wedell dives into fixed income, explaining why the market continues to stay resilient in the face of this data. Continue Reading >

Tensions with China and Market Outlook for the Rest of 2020 | RFG Advisory Market Commentary

May 4, 2020

Tensions between the United States and Chinese governments over the response to COVID-19 are growing. However, the markets are holding up well and the gains made in April are remaining for the time being. As there are mixed projections on how the... Continue Reading >

Markets React Positively to Re-Opening Efforts in the US | RFG Advisory Market Commentary

April 28, 2020

After over 6 weeks of widespread stay-at-home orders for most Americans, the gradual process of re-opening economies is starting in some states, which has had a positive effect on US Markets as a whole. RFG Advisory CIO RIck Wedell discusses why realistic... Continue Reading >

Another Week of the Unthinkable

April 19, 2020

by Tommy Williams To quote those titans of social philosophy, Sonny and Cher, it appears that “the beat goes on.” Another week of sheltering in place and it seems to be going on and on. With no definite end in sight. A... Continue Reading >

A Brutal Quarter In Review

April 12, 2020

by Tommy Williams In the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy says to her little dog, “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.”  Today, many of us understand Dorothy’s trepidation and uncertainty better than ever before. COVID-19 has changed our world in ways previously... Continue Reading >

How Will the Extension of the National Shutdown Affect the Economy? | RFG Advisory Market Commentary

March 30, 2020

President Trump announced yesterday that the national shutdown will be extended to April 30th, 2020. Although this is something we expected, it still changes the way the market may behave in the near future. In this most recent update, RFG Advisory CIO... Continue Reading >

Trying To Time the Market Bottom

March 29, 2020

by Tommy Williams What an interesting time it is. Another new term for us, “shelter in place.” A whole new normal with which we are summoned to adapt – at least for now. This week I’ve thought a lot about adaptation. You... Continue Reading >