Yesterday I asked if you had a New Year’s resolution picked out for 2022. One quick thing about resolutions. They don’t have be groundbreaking. In fact, it’s probably better if they’re not. Lots of small, little wins along the way is sometimes the best way to make progress. Keep that in mind in 2022!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘U.S. Stocks Ending a Wild Year with Big Gains’ – Gunjan Banerji – The Wall Street Journal
- 2021, along with 2020, had its fair share of wild news headlines. The pandemic affected every area of our lives, and stocks were no exception. This article talks about how stocks fought through a wild year to post some impressive gains.
‘The Value Run: Already Done or We’ve Only Just Begun?’ – Phil Huber – BPs and Pieces
- As Phil points out, 2021 had a LOT of rivalries. One rivalry that didn’t originate in 2021, but is alive and well, is the battle between growth and value stocks. Phil discusses whether the run in value stocks is over, or if there’s more left in the tank.
‘What to Do if You Can’t Make an RMD by Dec. 31’ – Kate Dore – CNBC
- As if waiting until the last minute isn’t stressful enough, Vanguard’s website outages have been making it tough for folks to secure their RMD for 2021. If you can’t make your RMD happen in the next 48 hours, check out this post.
‘Here’s Where Stock Investors Should Consider Putting Their Money in 2022’ – Sarah O’Brien – CNBC
- While experts are trying to lower stock return expectations in 2022, most indexes are coming off their third straight double digit gain year. This article looks at where the gains may continue in 2022.