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    1. The US is Following Rest of World into Slower Growth Mode

      The US is Following Rest of World into Slower Growth Mode

      By Nottingham Advisors The 35-day US government shutdown that ended on January 25th skewed much of the economic data that came out in February. That being said, the consensus seems to be that the US is following the rest of the world into a slower growth mode. Fourth quarter GDP was released on February 28th and [...]

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    2. How Brexit Has Affected U.K. Stocks, ETFs

      How Brexit Has Affected U.K. Stocks, ETFs

      While United Kingdom stocks rebounded Wednesday after the no-deal vote, the country-related ETFs remain depressed with lingering concerns weighing on the market. The iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (NYSEArca: EWU), the largest U.K.-related ETF, was up 1.2% Wednesday and gained 10.8% year-to-date. Nevertheless, the big unknown with just over two weeks until a deadline for [...]

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    3. International Women’s Day, ESG and How We All Benefit From Gender Diversity

      International Women’s Day, ESG and How We All Benefit From Gender Diversity

      Imagine trying to live without balance. It would be nearly impossible to do some of the most basic tasks such as carrying a glass full of water or even walking. We recognize that balance is a key, if often overlooked, aspect of life and we’d argue the same can be said about gender balance in [...]

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    4. Remembering Jack Bogle, the Father of Indexing

      Remembering Jack Bogle, the Father of Indexing

      It is with great sadness the world mourns the passing of Jack Bogle, founder of Vanguard Group and regarded by many as the father of indexing. He died today age 89 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. He had a lot to do with the growth and success of mutual funds and index funds, which have been the [...]

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    5. Has Indexing Caused Us to Lose Sight of What Investing Really Is?

      Has Indexing Caused Us to Lose Sight of What Investing Really Is?

      By Sonya Dreizler via Iris.xyz One of the benefits of using impact investing and ESG strategies with clients is that it allows clients to connect with their investments around more than just financial considerations. Is the appreciation of knowing what you own reflective of a larger trend? Has the move toward indexing led us to lose [...]

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    6. 3 Perspectives on Volatility to Share With Clients

      3 Perspectives on Volatility to Share With Clients

      By Jay Mooreland via Iris.xyz When Behavioral Coaching Works One caveat with behavioral coaching is that it is most beneficial when done proactively and consistently over an extended period of time. You may get the “ah hah” moment the first time you teach something, but thinking is a habit. And within a few days, investors [...]

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    7. Is it a Correction? Is it a Bear? Robotics, Automation & Ai Investors Couldn’t Ask for Better News

      Is it a Correction? Is it a Bear? Robotics, Automation & Ai Investors Couldn’t Ask for Better News

      Something funny happened on Wall Street this week, but almost no one is laughing. After seeming to prove that it was nearly impervious to any threat, the market suddenly—and dramatically—moved south. We won’t include the numbers here; every investor knows not just the impact on the major indices, but how that shift has impacted your personal holdings. And yet, for any investor who is in this game for the long haul, lower prices are nothing but a pleasant surprise.

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    8. ETF Tools to Navigate Challenging Market Conditions

      ETF Tools to Navigate Challenging Market Conditions

      In a volatile market conditions, investors may turn to ETF strategies that can help diminish some of the potential volatility and still ride the wave higher.

      “It has never been easy to answer these questions with certainty, and now is no exception. But today investors may be better equipped with new tools to help them navigate these challenging questions and invest wisely,” Bill Hoyt, head of research/portfolio management at Hartford Funds, said on CNBC.

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    9. The Bond Market Will Be the Bear that Crushes the Equity Market

      The Bond Market Will Be the Bear that Crushes the Equity Market

      This last week was full of reports of wide spread over valuations across the gamut of both global equity markets as well as global bond markets, especially Europe. Now we aren’t talking about some bobble headed main stream media types, we are talking about titans, the likes of Ray Dalio, Stan Drunkenmiller, Jeff Gundlach all relaying the same theme, “well above historical norms.” We even read a great piece on the PEG ratio from Fasanara Capital, which stated that the PEG, which is a statistical measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its ability to generate earnings ...

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    10. Fed Delivers on Highly Anticipated Rate Hike

      Fed Delivers on Highly Anticipated Rate Hike

      By Kevin Flanagan, WisdomTree

      The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) delivered on its highly anticipated rate hike at its September meeting. This now brings the top end of the target range for Fed Funds to 2.25%. After getting off to a rather slow start in this tightening cycle in December 2015, U.S. policy makers have picked up momentum, and through the third quarter of 2018, the Federal Reserve (Fed) has thus far raised rates six times and entered into its final phase of the balance sheet normalization process since the beginning of 2017.

      Where do we think the ...

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    11. Howard Marks: Computers Won’t Replace the Best Investors

      Howard Marks: Computers Won’t Replace the Best Investors

      In his recent memo entitled, “Investing Without People” Oaktree co-founder Howard Marks argues that passive and quantitative investing will all help keep markets efficient and reduce costs for investors. This according to an article in The Wall Street Journal. But while active managers have underperformed their benchmarks for years while charging high fees to investors, [...]

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    12. Fixed-Income Strategies from a CIO

      Fixed-Income Strategies from a CIO

      A recent article on PLANADVISER had Winthrop Capital Management’s president and chief investment officer Greg Hahn identify current opportunities within the fixed-income space. “It has been an interesting time to be focused on the fixed-income side of the portfolio,” said Hahn. “We are just now, finally, getting back towards what people would generally consider a normal [...]

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    13. Surprises Your Clients Must Avoid As They Near Long-Term Care

      Surprises Your Clients Must Avoid As They Near Long-Term Care

      By Chris Orestis via Iris.xyz Late-life finances can be the toughest conversations for any financial advisor. Faced with the ramifications of decisions they made decades before, clients can only ask that they not be surprised by unexpected costs and expenses. But, there are surprises lurking for many seniors and their families who think they are prepared for [...]

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