What’s Up With Inflation | Blue Ridge Wealth Planners

Published on January 19th, 2021 Inflation was already on the rise before we learned about the omicron variant. Now on top of supply-chain shortages and transportation disruptions, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell recently observed that a resurgence of COVID-19 cases could reduce the consumer-driven boom we’ve enjoyed for the past few months. Concerns about safety…

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Outlook for Equities | Blue Ridge Wealth Planners

Published on January 12th, 2021 The general outlook for equities is positive toward the end of the year and into 2022. Stocks performed relatively well through the autumn earnings season and, as a general rule, the fourth quarter tends to be the best one for stock performance. While the coronavirus, labor shortages, supply chain issues…

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The Investment Greats | Blue Ridge Wealth Planners

Published on January 5th, 2021 Not surprisingly, some of the most notable investors in America founded well-known investment companies. For example, John Templeton, whom in 1999 “Money” magazine called “arguably the greatest global stock picker of the century” founded Templeton Funds, best known for its international fund lineup. Thomas Rowe Price Jr., also referred to…

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