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Q2 Will Be Ugly From Lee Sherbakoff, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, The St. Louis Federal Reserve estimates that the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the largest measure of economic activity, could contract at an annualized pace of 50% in the second quarter. That’s unprecedented. Yet, forecasts vary widely. In reality, we don’t know how steep the downturn may be during the April-June period. Claims for jobless...

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“Fear incites human action far more urgently than does the impressive weight of historical evidence.” -Jeremy Siegel, Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania Everyone here at The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC, has our clients in our thoughts and prayers as we all deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. I know we’re all doing our best to arrest the exponential growth in the number of confirmed cases. ...

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Volatility and Expectations From Lee Sherbakoff, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear friends, Fear and uncertainty linked to the COVID 19 pandemic have created mayhem in the stock market. As an investor, it’s easy to lose perspective and allow your worst instincts and emotions to overwhelm you. To gain some perspective, let’s look at what the evidence shows. Let’s start by looking at drawdown—the peak-to-trough decline. The market...

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COVID-19 Notice


Posted By on Mar 16, 2020

COVID-19 Notice From Don Nalls, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear friends, As our clients know, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC, has over 60 years of service to our country.  We are retired military officers, but we continue to be patriotic Americans, so to help support our fellow citizens and government we have instituted the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for dealing the COVID- 19 virus epidemic. Our top priorities...

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Panic 2020 From Lee Sherbakoff, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear friends, Yesterday – March 9 – was the eleventh anniversary of the climax of global panic that marked the bottom of the Global Financial Crisis bear market of 2007-09. On March 9, 2009, the S&P 500 closed at a value 677. Yesterday, it closed at a level of 2,747, down over 18% from its all-time high, recorded on February 19, 2020, at 3,386. It is quite ironic...

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“The only thing you sometimes have control over is your perspective. You don’t have control over your situation. But you have a choice about how you view it.“ – Chris Pine, American actor As February began, investors were keeping a cautious eye on the coronavirus spreading in China. While there were isolated outbreaks around the globe, they were just that—isolated. That changed dramatically when headlines...

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