We are pleased to share that Litman Gregory Senior Advisor and Principal Gretchen Hollstein, CFP® has been named to the 2020 Forbes Top Women Wealth Advisors list. This year’s list spotlights 1,000 top advisors across the country who have demonstrated high levels of ethical standards, professionalism, and success in the wealth management business.
“I’m honored to be included on this prestigious list of advisors,” said Gretchen. “The recognition is especially meaningful during this time of unprecedented instability that’s affecting all of our lives. It’s truly a privilege to be trusted by clients to help guide them towards financial peace of mind. I am also indebted to the integrity-driven people on the Litman Gregory team, all of whom are committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our clients.”
Gretchen joined Litman Gregory in 2005 and became a principal in 2010. She has over 20 years of experience providing investment advisory services to individuals, family groups, and nonprofits. Her experience includes extensive work in personal financial analysis, asset allocation, retirement planning, and multi-generation family legacy planning.
Learn more about Gretchen here.
Why Is the Market Still Going Up When COVID-19 Risks Remain?
Even as the rate of unemployment remains high, COVID-19 continues to spread in the U.S., and economists forecast a huge drop in economic activity, the stock market continues to rally. We remind our clients that market prices reflect a consensus view about the future and that maintaining a disciplined investment approach is the best way forward.
Why is the Market Going Up When Economic News Looks Grim?
Our clients, and investors broadly, have been asking this important question: How do we reconcile the recent stock market gains, particularly in the United States, with the poor state of the current economy and the weak outlook? In this post, we explain the variables that impact investor behavior and respond to why financial markets can rally in the face of negative news.