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Whatever It Takes

Dylan B. Minor PhD, MSBA, CFP®, ChFC, CLU Chief Strategist and CIO These are forceful and huge steps. The Fed is doing whatever it takes. Mark Sobel, former U.S. Treasury official In this note, I provide an update on financial markets and the economy, an overview of some of the important features of the new

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2nd Quarter 2019: Trade Wars Redux: A Short History and a Look to the Future

Dylan B. Minor PhD, MS, CFP®, ChFC, CLU Chief Strategist and CIO “Protectionism does not produce wealth, and free trade and economic openness are ultimately in everyone’s interest” Thomas Piketty, Capital in the Twenty-First Century “[the capitalist class] has resolved personal worth into exchange value, and in place of the numberless indefeasible chartered freedoms, has

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4th Quarter 2018: What just happened?

“Take courage, my heart: you have been through worse than this.” Homer, Odyssey 20:18 What just happened this past quarter of 2018?  During the last quarter of 2018 many stock markets succumbed to the dreaded bear market, falling in value from their previous peak by at least 20%. Large US stocks experienced a roughly 19.5%

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