Author: Richard Davey

The elections are behind us and we just need to finish counting to see exactly where things landed. Point of clarity, we are referring to the 2022 elections. Our annual tax planning letter will focus on the following topics:...

Things could get worse in stocks but we should be humble in our attempts to predict FUTURE short-term price movements and FED policy. The market reaction to the rapid rise in interest rates is not a surprise. As rates rise, the math around stock valuations...

Review of Worldwide Index Returns for Q2’2022 and Full Year 2021 - We continue to favor Value stocks vs Growth stocks in the US and abroad we are starting to discuss adding to overall equity exposure (where appropriate) in client meetings when ...

A Review of Some Benchmarks: Worldwide Index Returns for Q1’2022 and Full Year 2021. Hot topics for 2022 including interest rates and recession risks, inflation, housing and insight on investing in times of uncertainty. ...

Some Context on Predicting the Future & the Efficacy of Forecasting. At FFG, we tend to live by the saying popularized by Scott Galloway which is paraphrased here: “Predictions are useless but predicting is invaluable”....

The House recently passed the Build Back Better (BBB) Act. It now sits in the Senate and there will likely be some back and forth before they vote on a final version. As such, we are still not clear exactly what changes will be made...

Forming an outlook in this market is challenging as most of our measures for valuing stocks and real estate are based in USD terms. A stable currency value is incredibly important for this purpose....

Years of shortages in new housing starts, 2-5x higher lumber prices, demographic swells, and dovish government policies explain the rapid rise in real estate prices. Millennials are now the largest block of the US population and are ...

Today, the risks in Bitcoin are still real and we appreciate them as we always have. While still a “hot topic” we are passed the Bitcoin hysteria that was 2017 and over ...