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Q1 2024 Market Update

By Samantha Masey | April 12, 2024

Market Momentum Written by: Ryan Bouchey, Chief Investment Officer Download the Report Here   2024 Off to a Strong Start We’re a quarter into the new year and the markets feel awfully similar to 2023, but for different reasons. We are seeing the stock market continuing to reach new highs with little volatility. For many…

WGY Mornings with Doug Goudie – January 11th, 2023

By Lauren Bouchey | January 12, 2023

Today’s topics include: FAA and the unprecedented flight cancellations this week, and how technology is so impactful to travel Jamie Dimon’s comments on what he sees as a  “mild” recession Bed Bath and Beyond’s current financial situation and what their future may be Bob Iger’s decision to call employees back to work in the Disney…

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Testing the Lows

By Harmony Wagner | September 24, 2022

It’s Saturday morning and I wanted to share some thoughts that both Ryan Bouchey, CFP® CPA, our Chief Strategy Officer and VP, and I had on the markets with all the volatility over the past couple weeks. Investors’ emotions are being tested again as we retest the lows of June 16th and there’s a feeling…

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Ask the Experts at Bouchey Financial Group: The Fed, Stocks and Bonds

By Samantha Masey | August 1, 2022

As seen in The Saratogian The Fed met this week and as expected, they hiked interest rates by 0.75%. I believe this was already baked into the cake, as they say. The Fed was late to this party and should have begun hiking rates last year but is now committed to fighting inflation as best…

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What Investors Need Now Is Patience and Fortitude

By Samantha Masey | June 17, 2022

Written by: Steven B. Bouchey, CFP® As seen in The Saratogian. The headlines in 2022 have been overwhelming; the Russia-Ukraine conflict, Covid-19 lingering on, China’s lockdowns adding to supply chain disruptions, and inflation at 40-year highs!!! So, what has changed on the inflation front? The May consumer price index (CPI) was red hot, rising +1%…

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2021 State of the Economy Presentation

By Samantha Masey | February 5, 2021

This past Wednesday, we had the pleasure of presenting our annual State of the Economy presentation via livestream from Universal Preservation Hall in Saratoga Springs. Steven Bouchey, Ryan Bouchey, and Marty Shields shared a recap of the markets and economy in 2020, and what we expect for 2021. Please visit the link below to view…

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Five Ways Historic Low Mortgage Rates Can Change Your Financial Plan

By Samantha Masey | January 26, 2021

Written by Martin Shields The 30-year mortgage rate has dropped to its lowest rate since it was originally tracked starting in 1971 as shown in the graph below.  Last year the 30-year mortgage rate was 3.74% and the most recent rate was down to 2.66%. As rates continue to decline to levels we could not…