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What one key metric reveals about market and economic conditions.

People Have Power!

Robust consumer spending continues to support a strong economy.  Last week’s impressive jobs data—employers added

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Good Vibes

The economy and inflation are lining up as investors hoped they would. All eyes were

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Perking Up!

Most stocks have been laggards this year, but that could be starting to change.  It’s

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Small Packages

Will December bring glad tidings to small-company stocks? Small-cap stocks have had quite the slog

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A Good Option

One active approach to risk management is currently beating the market. Risk management can be

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A Hard Road

Three years of less-than-stellar financial market performance. It’s been a tough slog for investors over

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The Homebuyer Blues

House hunters are facing a shocking number these days. Pity today’s homebuyers who are looking

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Call Me!

A covered call strategy offers the potential for risk mitigation, current income, and outperformance. Innovative

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Too Much of Nothing

What tools can investors use to fight longevity risk in retirement?  Many retirees today probably

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A World of Opportunity

Do shares of non-U.S. companies deserve a place in your portfolio? With soaring U.S. stocks—and domestic tech stocks in particular—capturing the headlines these days, it’s

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People Have Power!

Robust consumer spending continues to support a strong economy.  Last week’s impressive jobs data—employers added 353,000 new jobs in January, nearly double the expected amount—had

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Good Vibes

The economy and inflation are lining up as investors hoped they would. All eyes were on the Fed this week as it held its first

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Perking Up!

Most stocks have been laggards this year, but that could be starting to change.  It’s no secret that a minute group of tech stocks has

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Small Packages

Will December bring glad tidings to small-company stocks? Small-cap stocks have had quite the slog this year. Punished by rising interest rates and lingering fears

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A Good Option

One active approach to risk management is currently beating the market. Risk management can be an important component of goals-based planning. Used well, it has

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A Hard Road

Three years of less-than-stellar financial market performance. It’s been a tough slog for investors over roughly the past three years, with most corners of the

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A Roaring U.S. Economy?

GDP growth over the past three months may have been huuuuuge. Third-quarter GDP growth could be a monster. True, it’ll be a few weeks before

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The Homebuyer Blues

House hunters are facing a shocking number these days. Pity today’s homebuyers who are looking at an average monthly mortgage payment just shy of $2,900.

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Is Fixed Income Broken?

It’s been bleak days—and lots of them—for bond investors. As the fourth quarter begins, bonds are on track for a third consecutive calendar year of

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Turbulence Ahead?

Stock investors may want to brace for some bumps in the road. After months of gains and low volatility from stocks, emerging signs show that

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Call Me!

A covered call strategy offers the potential for risk mitigation, current income, and outperformance. Innovative strategies to mitigate risk and generate income are an important

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Investors Keep Calm and Carry On

Stock market volatility has fallen to multi-year lows? “Merrily, we roll along, roll along.” Those Stephen Sondheim lyrics pretty much summarize the sentiment among a

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Homes! Homes! Homes!

The housing market is the latest economic indicator to light up the charts? One of the key leading indicators of future economic activity—construction of new

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Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!

The positive surprises in the labor market just keep on coming. Job creation in the U.S. continues to defy expectations. Case in point: last week’s

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BIG NUMBER 1=2000

A One-Stock Army?

Apple is once again worth more than the entire Russell 2000 In Marvel movies, it’s common for one superhero to be bigger than an entire

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The Wheat and the Chaff

Identifying investment opportunities may take a sharper focus going forward Fears about banks’ financial health have dominated many investors’ thoughts for weeks. But as we

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Too Much of Nothing

What tools can investors use to fight longevity risk in retirement?  Many retirees today probably remember the 1976 disco hit “Right Back Where We Started

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A Tale of Two Markets

There’s tech, and there’s the rest Investors in tech stocks these days are a wildly happy bunch. Everybody else? Not so much. The gap between

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When Risk Management Fails

Put “protection” has come up short lately—but there’s a better way. Put options are often a go-to risk management strategy among investors seeking protection against

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Hard Truths About Soft Landings

Throughout 2022, investors have seen various positive economic developments as signs that the Federal Reserve Board was ready to pivot and end—or considerably scale back—its

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When It’s Time to Change

Investors are shifting gears in the wake of good inflation news. Will it last? The tide is turning—maybe. Following last week’s news of lower-than-expected inflation,

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Europe Hits the Brakes

All eyes were once again on interest rates last week, as the European Central Bank (ECB)—the eurozone’s equivalent of the Federal Reserve Board–raised interest rates

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A Tale of Two Markets

It’s a safe assumption that when Bob Dylan sang “the first one now will later be last,” he didn’t have financial markets in mind. And

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Keep Calm and Carry On

Economists surveyed by the Wall St. Journal now say there’s a 44% chance of a recession—up from just 18% in January. The newspaper noted that

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Déjà Vu All Over Again

American workers are reliving the past – and that’s a potentially big problem.  The reason: Real wages adjusted for inflation have recently declined, in some

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