Archives for January, 2013

  1. January 28, 2013

    Measuring Sleepless NightsWeekly CEO Commentary 1-28-13Tim Phillips, CEO—Phillips & Company I was recently asked by a client to explain what standard deviation is as it relates to investments and what's a good number. Two things struck me about the questions. One,… More >>

  2. January 22, 2013

      American ConsumerismWeekly CEO Commentary 1-22-13Tim Phillips, CEO—Phillips & Company If the S&P 500 is any guide, the American Economy is back on track. Reuters reported that we hit a five-year high on the index last week, and it also appears we will not have a… More >>

  3. January 14, 2013

    Diversification Finally!Weekly CEO Commentary 1-14-13Tim Phillips, CEO—Phillips & Company For the last couple of years, investors that followed the easiest thing in finance, diversification, were not properly rewarded. In fact, a heavy emphasis on US Large Cap stocks… More >>

  4. January 7, 2013

      Precisely InaccurateWeekly CEO Commentary 1-7-13 Tim Phillips, CEO—Phillips & Company This is the time of year when firms roll out their predictions for 2013. Honestly, if they were so accurate they wouldn't need clients, nor would they share their information. It… More >>