Category: Commentaries

ARQ Wealth Advisors Q2 2019 Commentary

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
August 05, 2019

With the brutal equity market drop at the end of 2018 in the rear-view mirror, the equity markets in the first half of 2019 have been nothing short[…]

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ARQ Wealth Advisors Q1 2019 Commentary

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
April 23, 2019

To quote part of the famous 1970s Alka Seltzer jingle … “Oh what a relief it is.”

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ARQ Wealth Advisors Q4 2018 Commentary: Year in Review

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
January 23, 2019

The year 2018 was a year that nothing worked. Almost every type of investment delivered returns in the red. More specifically, 90 percent of asset[…]

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ARQ Wealth Advisors Q3 2018 Commentary

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
October 15, 2018

The third quarter of 2018 saw strong 7 percent returns for U.S. stocks and with significantly less volatility than we experienced during the first[…]

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1Q 2018 Commentary

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
April 16, 2018

The first three months of 2018 diametrically opposed what investors experienced just a few short months ago. 

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4Q 2017 Commentary: Year in Review

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
January 11, 2018

2017 was a very strong year for capital markets worldwide. From the get-go, both equity and fixed income markets advanced upward in a deliberate[…]

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3Q 2017 Commentary

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
October 16, 2017

Turkey: tur-key / noun/ three consecutive strikes in bowling 

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2Q 2017 Commentary

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
July 27, 2017

The second quarter of the year could simply be characterized as “more of the same.”

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Q1 2017 Commentary

By Richard Siegel, CFP®
April 11, 2017

Donald Trump’s election win last year was one for the history books. Political and financial news pundits had a field day attempting to explain away[…]

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A strange thing happened on the way to the Chinese Market

By John Remm, CFA, CFP®
July 31, 2015

Late last year, China made reforms to open its Shanghai stock market to foreign investors, encouraging the internationalization of its capital[…]

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