Can Inflation Pop an Over-Inflated Stock Market? | October 2, 2021

Can Inflation Pop an Over-Inflated Stock Market? “By a continuing process of inflation, government can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens.” – John Maynard Keynes Over the last 20 years, an era known for low inflation, the CPI Index has nonetheless managed to increase about 53%. That is, […]
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Back to the Future | May 15, 2021

Back to the Future Inflation is an enemy we have not seen for a long time. Housing inflation can be particularly harmful because housing is about 17% of GDP. Building costs are rising rapidly. Existing home prices are rising rapidly. Unless incomes rise rapidly too, we are headed for a fall. Last week we discussed […]
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Staying Focused on the Long-Term | April 24, 2021

Staying Focused on the Long-Term The past few weeks have seen one blockbuster economic report after another. From the 916,000 jobs that were added in March, to retail sales jumping 9.8% month-over-month, these are some of the best economic numbers we could see in a lifetime. At the same time, much of this was anticipated due […]
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Retirement Isn’t a Four-Letter Word | March 13, 2021

Retirement Isn’t a Four-Letter Word Each year J.P. Morgan releases an educational booklet on retirement and because we focus so heavily on retirement for clients, we have made it a practice of taking a few topics from it for our clients. Longevity: The first topic we want to address is longevity. We have always been […]
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