Category Archives for Markets

Are We Biased?

Vanguard mutual fund recently released a report entitled The Global Case for Strategic Asset Allocation and an Examination of Home Bias.  Home bias is the tendency of a nation’s investors to invest the majority of their assets in their own nation’s equities regardless of how much or how little their nation represents as a percentage […]

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Have a plan, Stay the Course

With all the bad news we hear each day, it’s sometimes difficult to see the positives in the world.  Between what is happening economically in China and Europe, the drastic swings in the stock market, and the pending election in the United States, often it’s difficult to stay the course with your investment plan.

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When a Safe is Safe

At the beginning of this year Japan embarked on extraordinary central bank policy of “Negative Interest Rates” A negative interest rate means the central bank, and perhaps private banks, will charge negative interest. Instead of receiving money on deposits, depositors must pay regularly to keep their money in the bank. This is intended to incentivize […]

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Challenges = Recovery

At the request of clients, we are providing market and general portfolio discussions on a more regular basis. Last month, we provided the 2012 Market Outlook. If by chance you did not receive the outlook, please reply to this email and we will correct that oversight. It’s also posted on our website at:

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