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Bad World News, Good Market News

Most clients I have met with recently show surprise when I tell them the first half of the year was a good one for investors. As one client said, “How is that possible with all the problems in the world?” She ticked off the unrest in the Middle East, ISIS, our strained relations with Russia, […]

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Market Surprises No Real Surprise

You know we are in a long-running bull market when you see people at the gym keeping one eye on their smart phones to see if the Dow Jones Industrial Average has finally breached the 20,000 mark. With so much uncertainty at this time last year, nobody could have predicted double-digit returns on U.S. stocks […]

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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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