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Market Insight

Checking in with Small Business It’s been a nearly a year since I last highlighted the optimism expressed by small business owners in the monthly survey by the NFIB Research Foundation. With policy uncertainty high and the feeling that our politicians aren’t...

Market Insight – FOMC Meeting

The FOMC meets over the next 2 days with a policy decision tomorrow. The markets are telling the Fed to raise – expectations in the futures market are pricing a 98% chance for a rate hike. This would be the 4th hike in the past 18 months.  Slowly the Fed is taking...

MARKET INSIGHT – Politics and Investing

From the land of you can’t make this stuff up… Since Trump became US President in January: Performance of Mexican stocks:  +27.55% Performance of Russian stocks: (9.97%) Lessons:  Do not let behavior influence your portfolio.  Do not mix politics and...