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Be Wary of Predictions in Economy and Elections

“I rarely have seen economic fundamentals as good as they are now.” I heard this observation from Greg Valliere, the chief global strategist at Horizon Investments, in a May 18 keynote address. He listed numerous positives for the economy, especially the very low unemployment rate, the tax cuts, the increase in government spending via the […]

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President’s Influence on US Economy is Limited

Last week I reported on a survey that found most investment advisors are expecting the presidential election to result in rough seas for both their businesses and their client’s long-term retirement portfolios. As it turns out, I am in the minority of advisors that disagree with that belief. This is why. Even though the U.S. […]

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The Presidential Election and Your Retirement Planning

As we get closer to election day, the most common question people ask me is, “What is the election going to do to my investments?” This is usually followed by, “If ___________ is going to be elected president, don’t you think I should get out now while I have a chance?” It really doesn’t matter […]

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