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April 2021

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”
– Charles Dickens

The themes of Dickens’s great novel A Tale of Two Cities, are contrast and resurrection: and so too as we reflect on the end of the first quarter of the year, we contrast the starkness of the pandemic to the tremendous future opportunity embedded in the U.S. economy. For everything we’ve been through, we are still rather fortunate. The United States by all accounts is in the final stages…

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January 2021

Changing with the Distance 

This year has been greatly affected by COVID-19 as consumers and business owners have adjusted their behaviors and made accomodations to their lives during the pandemic.  To insulate the economy from the impact of the virus, central banks around the world…

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October 2020

Hope Springs Eternal 

The United States presidental election is foremost on the minds of investors.  It is likely that the pace of legislative change will provide enough time for corporations and individuals to absorb the changes.  Investors can take solace in the Constitution, which inherently provides checks and balances…

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July 2020

Searching for Visibility 

In the second quarter, we experienced one of the most dramatic stock market rebounds in history.  Since falling to its low on March 23rd, the S&P 500 index subsequently rebounded over 30%.  There were several factors which combined together provided the rationale for investor enthusiasm.  The Federal Reserve’s actions of lowering interest rates…

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April 2020

Investing During Turbulent Times

During the past 10 years, investors have placed a high priority in achieving above average performance on their investments. Performance, for most, was measured against the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. The S&P 500 Index experienced a significant increase…

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January 2020

Less Is More

The past 3 years have witnessed a resurgence in the US economy as well as a continued increase in the US Stock Market. The major theme of the advance has been fostered…

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October 2019

Investment Management is an Art not a Science

The US economy continues to grow with indications that the growth will persist into 2020 and possibly beyond.  The US economy has transitioned from one based on manufacturing to a service…

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July 2019

KISS: Keep It Simple Stupid

US government economists along with economists in academia and banking are projecting a slowdown in the growth of the US economy. The Federal Reserve is also concerned that the growth in the US economy will slow in the months ahead. As a result…

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