August 28th

August 28th, 2020 As we near September the major equity indexes are at or near all-time highs. It is incredible to think that we shut down large parts of our economy, yet some sectors have flourished.  It is important to remember that the stock market is a major leading economic indicator.  It does not reflect […]

June 15th, 2020

June 15th, 2020 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on June 15th, 2020   As we approach the halfway mark of 2020 one is sure to wonder what in the world is going on.  As living creatures, it is instinctual to attempt to protect ourselves, family and friends from danger.  Indeed, we do a decent job […]

May 4th, 2020

May 4th, 2020 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on May 4th, 2020   “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond to it.” Lou Holtz, Hall of Fame football coach   As the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic continues, how we respond to it will determine how we beat it. Continued […]

April 20, 2020

April 20, 2020 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on April 20th, 2020 The stock market high for the Dow Industrials index was on February 19th at 29,551.  The low point was on March 23rd when it dropped to 18,591, which was a 37% decline – and the March monthly statements reflected most of that decline. […]

April 2020

April 2020 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on April 2, 2020   In observance of Arizona’s Governor Doug Ducey’s executive order we are no longer conducting in-office-meetings.  However, we will be in the office to serve you by telephone or video conference during our regular hours.  Thank goodness for technology.   We know that these […]

March 26th, 2020: Further Virus Update

March 26th, 2020: Further Virus Update Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on March 26, 2020   The world continues its battle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, which now has likely impacted, either directly or indirectly, nearly every person on Earth. This is far more than just a health crisis—this is a human crisis. Its fearful […]

March 19th, 2020: At the Risk of Over-Communicating

March 19th, 2020: At the Risk of Over-Communicating Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on March 19, 2020   Our everyday lives have changed dramatically over the last few weeks as we work together to minimize the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. We know these efforts are necessary, but they also have come at a cost. […]

March 18th, 2020

March 18th, 2020 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on March 18, 2020   We are prepared and ready to help – As the situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to develop, our entire team is ready and standing by to support you. You rely on us every day for your financial needs, and we’re going to […]

February 2020

February 2020 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on Feburary 27th, 2020 The global spread of the coronavirus has triggered a sell-off in our equity markets.  Indeed, it is not unreasonable to conclude that the virus could negatively affect economic growth as people stop traveling, going out to restaurants, etc., but it is no reason for […]

January 2020

January 2020 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on January 24th, 2020 2019 was a good year for domestic equities, and January continues the trend.  Our economy remains strong and we do not expect a recession anytime soon.  Of course, we have no crystal ball, but we remain optimistic about the United States economy with record […]