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Coronavirus and Your Investment Portfolio

Last month I was interviewed by NBC about the impact the coronavirus (COVID-19) would have on world economies and investment portfolios. My first thought on receiving the phone call was, “Why is NBC calling me? I have no clue about the impact.”

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After Brexit, What’s an Investor to Do?

British voters shocked the world last week with their 52% to 48% decision to leave the European Union. The uncertainty of how this complex divorce will play out over the coming decade sent global markets reeling. London’s Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 lost 4.4% of its value in one day, and the British pound sterling […]

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Diversify with Global Investing

Around twelve years ago the South Dakota Investment Council combined two of their asset classes, domestic and international stocks, into one, global stocks. While this move didn’t make the nightly news, it did signify a growing trend. Many investment managers no longer view the US stock market as a separate asset class from the rest […]

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Relative Prosperity

You might have read that the U.S. investment markets are jittery on the news that Japan has experienced two consecutive quarters of economic decline—the official definition of a recession. But if you turn the news around, it offers us a reminder that, however much we complain about slow-growth recovery from 2008, Americans are actually part […]

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