The You First Blog

“The only thing certain about any negotiation is that it will lead to another negotiation” – Leigh Steinberg Markets Move Upward on “Phase One” Trade Deal Announcement This week, the United States and China came to an agreement on the first portion of a trade deal between the two nations. The so-called “Phase One” deal… Read More

“There never was a good war, or a bad peace” – Benjamin Franklin Correction Notice – 2019 Market Results In last week’s 2019 Market Results briefing, we made the following incorrect statement (which has since been corrected): “The S&P 500, one of the major U.S. indexes, led the way with a final return of 35.24%.”… Read More

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow” – Albert Einstein Happy New Year! After a difficult 2018, where markets drew down by ~20% from July until December 24th, markets rebounded handsomely in 2019, with strong returns across the board. The Nasdaq, one of the major U.S. indexes, led the way with a final… Read More

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn” – Hal Borland Merry Christmas from You First Financial! We have arrived at the final weekly update prior to Christmas 2019. This year has truly flown by! From all of us at You First – Anthony, Sandrine, Joanne, and Frank, we wish you all a Merry… Read More

“It does look as though this One Nation Conservative government has been given a powerful new mandate to get Brexit done” – Boris Johnson Boris Johnson’s Tories Win Decisive Majority in UK Election Boris Johnson has won another term as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. His Tories gained 66 seats, improving from 299… Read More