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Articles from 11/2020

Money Roundup: The Market’s Big Reversal, How Generosity Reveals Your Heart, and More

Here's this week's Roundup of recent pieces on investing, personal finance, and stewardship. We hope you find 'em interesting and helpful. The biggest stock market reversal in history (Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common
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SMI on the Radio: Give Thanks to the Lord (audio and transcript)

2020 has been a difficult year, to say the least. Nevertheless, God is faithful, and he deserves our thanks and praise! SMI executive editor Mark Biller reflected on the Lord's faithfulness — and how we should respond to
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Have a Question for SMI’s Mark Biller?

SMI executive editor Mark Biller will be on Moody Radio's MoneyWise Live today at 4 p.m. ET/3 p.m. CT — and he would welcome your questions! If you have a question about anything Mark has discussed here on the SMI website
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Money Roundup: How The Pandemic is Reshaping Our Economy, The Market Moves Higher, And More

Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web. The economy as we knew it might be over, Fed says (CNN). Fed Chair Jerome Powell sees better days ahead, but a very different world.   Fed
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A Conversation About SMI’s Small-Group Study, “Multiply: A Biblical Guide to Investing”

Churches across America have adapted to COVID-19 concerns by finding creative ways to continue to hold small-group studies, typically online. If you're a small-group leader, or if you want to suggest a study to your
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Vaccine Announcement Sparks Significant Market Changes

Yesterday, we finally got the news everyone has been waiting for since February: a COVID vaccine is apparently on the way. Pfizer announced positive phase 3 trial data that suggests its vaccine is roughly as effective as
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On Becoming a Gospel Patron

Theirs were among the most profitable investments ever made. One led to the translation, printing, and distribution of the English Bible — no less than the English Reformation. Another led to the gospel being heard by
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Now Available: Personal Portfolio Tracker & Fund Performance Rankings With Data Through 10-31-20

We've updated SMI's Personal Portfolio Tracker and monthly Fund Performance Rankings with performance data through Oct. 31, 2020. • The Portfolio Tracker: Using the online Tracker, you can personalize SMI's fund rankings,
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Money Roundup: The Siren Song of Market Timing, Fascinating Campaign-Donations Data, and More

Here's our Roundup of interesting and (mostly) non-political articles for this week. Enjoy! Fed holds interest rates steady near zero, says economy is still well below pre-pandemic levels (CNBC). Fed Chairman Powell:
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Politics & Investing

While we still don't know for sure how this election is going to ultimately shake out, one important point has been hammered home by the market today: Trying to invest based on predicting political outcomes is
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