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Investor Newsletter: When is a stock too big for your portfolio?

Welcome to our latest edition of the Facet Investment Newsletter. I’m your Chief Investment Officer Tom Graff. Today we’ll cover the week that was in markets, including a crucial inflation report, some rough tech earnings reports, and how to think about a stock that’s become a bit too large in your portfolio. As always, if ... Read more

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The AI boom dominates this earnings season

Earnings season is drawing to a close for this quarter, and it has been a strong one. Through May 24, 443 companies within the S&P 500 had reported financial results for the prior quarter. Of those, 81% reported profits better than Wall Street expectations, according to Bloomberg data. This has helped power stocks higher so ... Read more

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Investor newsletter: NVIDIA soars but stocks slide

In this week’s edition of the Facet Investor Newsletter: big earnings from NVIDIA fails to buoy the market, the Fed might be considering rate hikes, and the right way to think about downside protection in your portfolio. I’m Tom Graff, Facet’s Chief Investment Officer here to cover all of this and more. Thanks for reading. ... Read more

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Investor Newsletter: The Fed’s real impact on your investments

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Facet Investor Newsletter. I’m your Chief Investment Officer Tom Graff. This week we’ll cover: stocks at an all-time high, our thoughts on two major inflation reports, and dive into how the Federal Reserve does (and does not) matter for stock investors. This is just our seventh week ... Read more

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When will inflation finally fall?

Checking in on the soft landing: is inflation finally subsiding?

Investors are breathing a sigh of relief after this month’s employment and inflation data. For the first few months of 2024, job growth and inflation appeared to be accelerating, which had markets worried about another spike in interest rates. At least for one month however, the data is back to supporting the so-called “soft landing” ... Read more

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Investor Newsletter: Know your why

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Investor Newsletter. I’m Tom Graff, Chief Investment Officer here at Facet. This week we’ll cover what the Japanese yen has to do with stocks rising this week, preview some big events happening next week, and go over how pros think about monitoring what’s in their portfolios over ... Read more

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Investor Newsletter: The Fed, jobs and high school calculus

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Facet Investor Newsletter. I’m your Chief Investment Officer Tom Graff. This week we’ll discuss what happened with the Federal Reserve’s meeting last week, another jobs report, big earnings news from tech giants, and how pros think about the interplay between interest rates and stock prices. Remember, we’re ... Read more

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May Fed Meeting: How will the Fed deal with stubbornly high inflation?

The Federal Reserve ended its May 2024 meeting without changing their official interest rate target. We might have to get used to that result. Given that inflation has stayed stubbornly high, the Fed is in no hurry to cut rates. However there were some important outcomes from this meeting and Chair Jerome Powell’s post-meeting press ... Read more

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Investor Newsletter: Meta's spending is Alphabet's profits

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Facet investor newsletter. I’m your Chief Investment Officer Tom Graff. This week we’ve got some wild market swings coming from company earnings and macro economic data, which we’ll try to help you sort out. Plus, I’ll go into some detail about how we integrate company earnings reports ... Read more

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