The results of Trump’s election have caused a significantly different effect on the markets than analysts and economists predicted. Stocks did not crash and burn for more than a few hours. They have instead risen dramatically to mark new all time highs. Volatility demonstrated by the VIX has calmed to historically reasonable levels too. Despite this, many any have expressed concerns over President Elect Trump’s trade and economic policies. These will have a real impact on your personal investments going forward. Though Trump has significant successful business experience, he has never governed. Consider that Mr. Trump goes to Washington… Read More

  As voters grapple with the outcome of the election for the White House, the question remains will either of the candidates affect any much needed change? Or is it just an accident that the original party led by Thomas Jefferson was called the Democratic-Republican Party until its ill fated split in 1824 led to the creation of the two rival parties we know today? While the Democrats have a platform that strives to increase controversial social freedoms such as abortion and gay rights, they attempt to legislate their way to fewer economic freedoms as with higher taxes for the rich… Read More