Posts by Don


Job growth is surging despite the deleterious impact of the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus, or for that matter, the supply chain issues brought on by demand skyrocketing.  Americans are going back to work rapidly.  The US Economy is adding nearly half a million jobs a month in 2021.   Fear of stagflation is officially dead.  Good news.  Recent data from Bloomberg reports total dividend payments from...

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Timing the Market


Posted By on Jul 30, 2020

Timing the Market from Don Nalls,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, It is not uncommon, especially during times of excessive market volatility that some investors feel the temptation to try and “time the market.” Certainly, readers of the Nalls Sherbakoff blog know that market timing is impossible, but as my profession and most of the major brokerage houses attempt to “sell” their ability to do it, investors are often...

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The Scandal Of Prediction

The Scandal Of Prediction


Posted By on Jul 13, 2020

Don Nalls, CFP®

The Scandal Of Prediction From Don Nalls,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, If you are remotely interested in the stock market, chances are your email is filling up with mid-year stock and market forecasts. These are the same prognosticators that misread the impact of Covid-19, the subsequent market sell off, and the stunning recovery in the 2nd Quarter in the first half of 2020. One could reasonably ask, “why do so many...

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Don’t Let a Recession Faze You from Don Nalls, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear friends, Here at the Nalls Sherbakoff Group, we are convinced that there is not one bit of evidence that any investor, prognosticator, pundit or talking head can predict the market. None. Three weeks ago, I was discussing the futility of market predictions with a new client, and he told me that he just “knew” the market was going down a good bit...

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The Market’s Response to Epidemics from Don Nalls, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear friends, As a fiduciary, fee-only firm, the Nalls Sherbakoff Group believes that accurate, timely information is the best antidote for fear. Thanks to our partnership with Dimensional Fund Advisors and their excellent research team, we have this new chart than shows the market’s response to every epidemic  since 1994. These epidemics...

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