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Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Are bank investors overreacting to the CRE boogeyman. Are quality regional bank stocks being thrown out with the bathwater? The answer is likely somewhere in the middle.

Monday, February 19, 2024

Don Burrows, Founder & Managing Partner of Burrows Capital Advisors, LLC, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Woodall Wealth Management, effective February 19, 2024. The acquisition marks a significant milestone for both...

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Recently, one of our co-workers here at Burrows Capital celebrated the birth of her baby (as did we - woo hoo!) and it couldn’t help but remind me of my favorite book to read my own children when they were little –...

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Einstein once said “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. Those who understand it, earn it; those who don’t, pay it”. He was talking about "interest on interest" which is the interest earned on both...

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

To EAFE Or Not to EAFE, That Is the Question. While we within Burrows Capital Investment Strategy Group ponder many things, most are less weighty than the question posed by Hamlet in the Shakespeare play of the same name.Instead, we...

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Thursday, January 18, 2024

Burrows Capital Advisors, a leading Texas-based wealth advisory and asset management firm, announces its new office in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Located at 55 Noble CT, Heath, Texas 75032, the firm will bring its...

Monday, January 8, 2024

Burrows Capital Advisors, LLC is delighted to announce the addition of Fabian Hernandez to its team as the Director of Client Services. Fabian brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the financial industry, having previously...

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Way back in 1968, British rock band The Who penned one of their more memorable (but by no means best) songs, titled “Magic Bus”.  When I look at what is driving markets, I can’t help but improvise the lyrics (and...

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Way back in 2009, six months after the equity market bottom, a seminal movie was released by Columbia Pictures entitled Zombieland (it was not, however, about banks, mortgages, or distressed debt, but was about, well, zombies). ...

Monday, December 4, 2023

In a recent research publication on asset correlation, we stated (and re-stated in a recent publication on equity valuations): “Simply put, if we combine the fact correlations are higher during periods with positive equity...

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

The very basic premise of investing is the idea of finding companies that trade below their intrinsic value, or the value that the company is truly worth. The goal is to buy cheap and make money when a company is valued appropriately....

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

In a recent research publication on correlations, we stated: “Simply put, if we combine the fact correlations are higher during periods with positive equity returns, and we add to this that positive correlations are also...

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Inflation has been front and center in the minds of investors over the last two years.  It is the beast which, once loose from its cage, attacks and consumes purchasing power and investment returns.  It has economic and...

Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Consumer spending has had a significant impact on the U.S. economy in 2023. While estimates vary, roughly 70% of U.S. economic growth is predicated on consumer spending; the other 30% comes from business capital expenditures,...

Friday, October 27, 2023

When we look at the equity portion of our portfolios, the largest piece is usually domestic large-cap; the S&P 500 Index is the most followed U.S. or domestic large-cap index and consists of the leading 500 traded stocks in the U.S. by...

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

It is widely believed that the path to wealth is paved with real estate. While there is (some) truth to this, it must also be noted that the path is not a straight line (see charts below), and the potholes can be painful. Over the last...

Friday, October 6, 2023

Unemployment holds steady. September’s increase in payrolls is the biggest since January.

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Folks might remember (the artist formerly known as) Prince saying “I’m gonna party like it’s 1999”, well, the markets took their cue from this during the last quarter in the market partied like it was...

Friday, September 29, 2023

Burrows Capital Advisors (BCA), a leading financial advisory firm, is excited to announce the appointment of Michael M. Terry (Mike) as Managing Director & Head of Investment Strategy. With a distinguished career spanning over two...

Thursday, September 21, 2023

On Wednesday, the long-awaited (in market time, where data is traded day-to-day) Fed meeting ended and the Fed announced the policy action, or lack thereof, that resulted from the meeting.  The Federal Open Market Committee...

Friday, September 15, 2023

Burrows Capital Advisors, a prominent name in financial advisory, proudly announces the promotions of two accomplished individuals within its leadership team. Ashley Villarreal has been appointed as Managing Director & Controller,...

Thursday, September 14, 2023

We are sure that you have heard many times that “diversification is the key to performance and, therefore, wealth”. We couldn’t agree more. One thing that must be carefully considered, however, is the risk you are...

Thursday, August 31, 2023

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released their second estimate of Gross Domestic Product (“GDP”) and Corporate Profits (“profits”) on Wednesday. GDP increased at an annual rate of 2.1 percent in the second...

Monday, August 28, 2023

Every year central bankers from around the world gather in Jackson Hole, Wyoming to discuss topics that can impact central bank monetary policy. This is a closely watched event as it allows policy makers to speak to where they believe...

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

S&P Global Ratings downgraded five regional US banks by one notch and signaled a negative outlook for several others on Monday.  This action comes on the heels of Moody’s ratings actions on banks just two weeks prior. The...

Friday, August 18, 2023

China has been in the financial news lately as their shares have slumped over 10 percent this month in Hong Kong (the Hang Seng Index) and their currency has weakened versus the dollar.  Given the importance of the Chinese economy ...

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

In their latest commentary, the Cetera Investment Management Team discusses Fitch’s downgrade of U.S. debt. The downgrade only adds to market risks, but the downgrade itself should not cause sustained volatility, as the reasons...

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Save the Date for Burrows Capital Advisors 1 year Anniversary on September 23, 2023 at Saloon Door Brewing, Webster , Texas

Friday, July 21, 2023

Burrows Capital Advisors is please to announce the addition of Andrew Allen as Director of Wealth Management Analytics in its League City, Texas corporate office. His responsibilities will include oversight of all technology, data

Thursday, June 15, 2023

The central bank's dot plot, which shows the expected path of interest rates, now shows a terminal rate of 5.5% to 5.75% this year.

Monday, June 5, 2023

If you want to review whether your estate plan reflects your wishes, you can contact the office at any time.When preparing their estate plans, most people decide to leave their estate to one or a combination of three beneficiaries:...

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

The United States debt ceiling is a statutory limit on the amount of money that the U.S. government is authorized to borrow. The debt ceiling was created in 1917, and it has been...

Thursday, May 4, 2023

The Banking and Savings and Loan (S&L) crisis of the 1980s and early 1990s was a period of financial turmoil in the United States that saw over 1,600 banks and 1,000 S&Ls fail, leading to a bailout of over $125 billion. The crisis had .....

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

The business cycle refers to the natural fluctuation in economic activity that occurs over time. The economy of the United States goes through periods of expansion and contraction, which are commonly known as business cycles.

Monday, April 3, 2023

SM started surveying in 1948. As this chart shows, this is the 16th time the ISM has been below 46.3 or lower.  12 of these or 75% of these instances, the economy was either in a recession or about to enter a recession.

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

If businesses are unable to get credit to operate and grow, they are likely to reduce cost, sometimes dramatically. This will mean that commercial real estate, which is already suffering from the pandemic with low occupation rates.....

Friday, March 17, 2023

Why Your Refund May Be Smaller This Year and Tips for a Tax-Smart 2023Following several years of economic stimulus programs, many taxpayers may be in for a bit of sticker shock when filing their 2022 tax returns. On average, refunds...

Monday, March 13, 2023

Bank runs can be triggered by a variety of factors, including rumors about the bank's financial health, news of financial problems in the wider economy, or other events that lead depositors to question the safety of their funds.

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Roth IRAs are a highly recommended retirement account for a reason. Originally introduced as the ‘IRA-Plus’, these accounts were designed to empower middle-class Americans to save for retirement. To this end, they come with...

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

The financial situation you were in thirty years ago is far different from the financial situation you’re in now. You likely have different concerns and priorities. In this email, we’ve prepared a few considerations for...

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

In the final days of 2022, Congress passed a new set of retirement rules designed to make it easier to contribute to retirement plans and access those funds earmarked for retirement.The law is called SECURE 2.0, and it's a follow-up to...

Thursday, January 5, 2023

It appears that America’s corporate leaders are preparing for the worst while hoping for the best.Almost half of S&P 500 CEOs in second-quarter conference calls pointed to “recession” as a potential headwind in 2023....

Sunday, December 25, 2022

Cetera Investment Management is pleased to release its annual Market Outlook for 2023 titled, "Low Expectations Are Easier to Beat." In this outlook, they discuss while they expect volatility to remain in both stocks and bonds, stocks...

Friday, December 2, 2022

Today’s yield curve is inverted – more so than it has since the 1980s. The U.S. Yield Curve (10yr treasury -- 2yr treasury) is a bone chilling -78 basis points of inversion. History tells us this may be especially...

Monday, November 28, 2022

You have achieved financial prosperity and you deserve to enjoy your success. To do that, you need a wealth plan designed to protect your holdings while also avoiding the common risks that chip away at assets. For wealthy families

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Are Trusts Part of Your Estate Plan? Create a more robust estate plan with trusts. As you've begun planning your estate, you’ve heard about trusts. You might associate trusts with people who are very wealthy and pass that wealth...

Saturday, November 12, 2022

It’s time to break from the mold.If you’ve been experiencing any of the following…A desire to establish a legacy on your termsA need for a trusted partner to accelerate your growth and support your effortsA search for...

Saturday, November 12, 2022

What’s the secret to building and maintaining wealth? A comprehensive tax strategy to ensure you hold onto the wealth you have built throughout your lifetime.Tax laws can be notoriously complicated and hard to navigate,...

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Traditionally, I’ve been a little cautious when people say, “it’s different this time.” After all, the past few years have seen more financial “firsts” than most.But despite that skepticism, this...

Monday, November 7, 2022

It may seem counterintuitive, but one of the best ways to maintain wealth may be to give some of it away. The tax code is designed to encourage philanthropy that will support a wide range of worthy organizations. If planned correctly,...