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Chart of the Day: Florida is Second in the Nation

Today’s Chart of the Day comes from Apollo Global Management with data from the Census Bureau showing the change in population by state from July..

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Chart of the Day: Rolling, Rolling, Rolling

Today’s Chart of the Day from Creativeplanning.com with data from NYE.edu shows the rolling 10-year return of the market going back 85 years.

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Factors Over Time

Today’s Chart of the Day is a perennial favorite for some clients and shows the annual stock market performance of several factors. "Factors" is the..

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Down Most of the Time

Today’s Chart of the Day is from OfDollarsAndData and shows when the market is “down” after its last record high.

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Chart of the Day: Red vs. Grey

Today’s Chart of the Day from Exploredplanet.com shows population density through red and grey areas. When combined, the red areas have a larger..

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Chart of the Day: Record Super Bowl Tickets

Today’s Chart of the Day from Bloomberg.com shows that ticket prices for Super Bowl LVIII are reaching a record-breaking average of $9,815 each.

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Chart of the Day: After Hours

Today’s Chart of the Day comes from Bespoke Investment Group showing stock market returns since 1993. The green line shows the returns if you only..

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Chart of the Day: 20 Year 7/10 Rule

Today’s Chart of the Day shows historical 20-year annual returns going back to 1947 compiled by Nicholas Colas with DataTrek.

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Chart of the Day: Marriage Delay

Today’s Chart of the Day from Allen Downey shows the increasing trend of delayed marriages among Millennials.

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Chart of the Day: Forecasting is Easy, Getting it Right is Hard

Today’s Chart of the Day has been around a while and is often in the back of my head when we see “forecasts.”

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Chart of the Day: Safe Withdrawal Rates

Today’s Chart of the Day was produced by Ofdollarsanddata’s Nick Maggiulli and shows the probability of success between your withdrawal rates, the..

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Chart of the Day: Stocks vs. Bonds in the Long-Run

Today’s Chart of the Day is from an article called, “Stocks for the Long Run? Sometimes Yes, Sometimes, No.” by Edward McQuarrie from Santa Clara..

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Chart of the Day: Time is Your Friend

Today’s Chart of the Day was sourced by my Crews Bank & Trust colleague, Jackson Garner, Trust Relationship Associate, from a research paper called,..

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Lesson of the Day: Financial Theory of Inflation's Effects on Real Assets

Financial theory says that when there is unexpected inflation, monetary assets (things that use dollars to satisfy contractual obligations, such as..

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Chart of the Day: 80% Less than $100,000

Today’s Chart of the Day shows how much American families have saved for retirement. Notably, 50% have $0 saved and just under 80% have less than..

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Chart of the Day: Florida is Second in the Nation

Today’s Chart of the Day comes from Apollo Global Management with data from the Census Bureau showing the change in population by state from July 2020 to July 2023.

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Chart of the Day: Rolling, Rolling, Rolling

Today’s Chart of the Day from Creativeplanning.com with data from NYE.edu shows the rolling 10-year return of the market going back 85 years.

More

Factors Over Time

Today’s Chart of the Day is a perennial favorite for some clients and shows the annual stock market performance of several factors. "Factors" is the name the market assigns to certain types of stocks. For instance: Growth stocks are those that have higher growth rates and often do not have a dividend; vs. Value stocks which are generally older, more established, and pay a dividend. Other factors are Small, Mid, and Large, Real Estate, International, and High Dividend. The “Chiclet Chart," as one client calls it, displays how each factor performs as compared to the others over time. It makes a visual case to be diversified into each to reduce volatility, since some do better one year and not the next. 

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Down Most of the Time

Today’s Chart of the Day is from OfDollarsAndData and shows when the market is “down” after its last record high.

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Chart of the Day: Red vs. Grey

Today’s Chart of the Day from Exploredplanet.com shows population density through red and grey areas. When combined, the red areas have a larger population than the remaining grey. This is something to remember when watching/reading the news on why so much time is spent on these metro areas.

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Chart of the Day: Record Super Bowl Tickets

Today’s Chart of the Day from Bloomberg.com shows that ticket prices for Super Bowl LVIII are reaching a record-breaking average of $9,815 each.

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Chart of the Day: After Hours

Today’s Chart of the Day comes from Bespoke Investment Group showing stock market returns since 1993. The green line shows the returns if you only own stocks when the market is closed, vs. the red line of only owning stocks when the market is open.

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Chart of the Day: 20 Year 7/10 Rule

Today’s Chart of the Day shows historical 20-year annual returns going back to 1947 compiled by Nicholas Colas with DataTrek.

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Chart of the Day: Marriage Delay

Today’s Chart of the Day from Allen Downey shows the increasing trend of delayed marriages among Millennials.

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Chart of the Day: Forecasting is Easy, Getting it Right is Hard

Today’s Chart of the Day has been around a while and is often in the back of my head when we see “forecasts.”

More

Chart of the Day: Safe Withdrawal Rates

Today’s Chart of the Day was produced by Ofdollarsanddata’s Nick Maggiulli and shows the probability of success between your withdrawal rates, the percentage you withdraw from your portfolio each year, versus the allocation between stocks and bonds.

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Chart of the Day: Stocks vs. Bonds in the Long-Run

Today’s Chart of the Day is from an article called, “Stocks for the Long Run? Sometimes Yes, Sometimes, No.” by Edward McQuarrie from Santa Clara University in November 2023. It shows the stocks, blue, versus bonds, orange, advantage over 10-year holding periods going back to 1802.

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Chart of the Day: Time is Your Friend

Today’s Chart of the Day was sourced by my Crews Bank & Trust colleague, Jackson Garner, Trust Relationship Associate, from a research paper called, “Underperformance of Concentrated Stock Positions” written by Antti Petajisto at MIT in 2023.

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Lesson of the Day: Financial Theory of Inflation's Effects on Real Assets

Financial theory says that when there is unexpected inflation, monetary assets (things that use dollars to satisfy contractual obligations, such as bonds, loans, and cash) are going to decline in value. The theory also states

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Chart of the Day: 80% Less than $100,000

Today’s Chart of the Day shows how much American families have saved for retirement. Notably, 50% have $0 saved and just under 80% have less than $100,000.

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