Stepping Back | June 12, 2021

Stepping Back Stocks are expensive and inflation combined with low rates increases risk in bond portfolios. We’ve been spoiled by unusually high returns for a long time. It’s time to temper expectations. Alternative Investments can help manage risk and produce reasonable returns. It’s very easy to get caught up in the day-to-day, week-to-week action in […]
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Phil Palumbo on the state of the economic recovery

TD Ameritrade Interview With stocks just off all-time-highs and COVID-19 vaccinations continuing to be distributed to U.S. citizens, many investors are counting on an economic recovery to happen sooner rather than later. Phil Palumbo joins Tom to talk about his views on the state of the recovery, including potential impacts such as inflation and new […]
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Are Soaring Growth Estimates Already Priced In? | April 10, 2021

Are Soaring Growth Estimates Already Priced In? GDP Growth is expected to soar based on vaccination progress, consumer recovery and an easy comparison with last year. With a fresh run of stimulus checks delivered, or about to be delivered, and pandemic fatigue rampant, it isn’t hard to imagine at least a mini-boom over the next […]
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Bond Yields Raise Their Ugly Head | January 16, 2021

Bond Yields Raise Their Ugly Head Most of the time, market commentary focuses on the stock market, but every so often, the bond market flexes its muscle and takes center stage. This week was one of those times and with good reason. The push-pull of more fiscal policy to help the economy and the inflationary […]
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Prognosticators Delight | January 2, 2021

Prognosticators Delight The magic of the new year is that prognosticators get to wipe the slate clean and begin anew, and as usual there is no shortage of prognostications for 2021. The more common themes call for a weaker dollar, stronger international markets, a spark of inflation, a rebound in small cap stocks, and the […]
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