Author: Madison

The main theme in the second quarter could best be described by the three T’s: trade, tariffs, and tweets. Although not as severe as the first quarter, volatility was present in equity markets as tweets about increased tariffs on China, our European allies, and their...

We are pleased to welcome Sheila Zenni, our newest associate to Madison Wealth Management. Sheila joined our Client Services Team in June and is working from our Cincinnati office.  Sheila comes to Madison with a wonderful range of relevant professional experience spanning over 30 years. ...

Madison would like to thank our intern, Molly Kavanagh, for her time and effort this summer. With Jeanne Sands as her guide, Molly assisted the Leesburg staff with portfolio overviews among other activities. She proved a valuable member of our team and we wish her well...

Richard Bernstein, Chief Executive and Chief Investment Officer of Richard Bernstein Advisors recently published an article titled, “Ignore the Tweet, Invest for the Meat”, where he laid out the case for investing for the long-term while filtering out the short-term noise/news cycle. Below are excerpts...

Economists believe the Great Recession ended in 2009, and since that time, millions of Americans are back to work. Economists and Fed policy makers agree that the economy is closer than ever to full employment in this economic cycle. Full employment doesn't necessarily mean that every...

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.                      Sam Ewing, Author With the global economy’s continued expansion, we could begin to hear more concerns voiced about rising inflation. But what does rising inflation...