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September 18, 2017

The Markets

“In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice, in practice there is.”

Yogi Berra was talking about baseball, but the concept also applies to diversification, according to the […]

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September 11, 2017

The Markets

Last week, the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and potency of Hurricane Irma dominated hearts and minds, but there were some diversions and some welcome news, too.

The NFL kicked off […]

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September 5, 2017

The Markets

When it comes to economic growth, the government doesn’t measure twice. It measures three times.

Last week, the Bureau of Economic Analysis revised its initial estimate that the gross domestic […]

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August 28, 2017

The Markets

Hope floats.

Optimism about possible pro-growth economic policies, including tax reform and deregulation, helped U.S. stock indices finish higher last week, reported Barron’s. It wasn’t all smooth sailing, though. Stocks […]

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August 21, 2017

The Markets

Here, there, and everywhere…

Markets around the world appear to be benefitting from global economic recovery.

After pointing out the United States’ economy is the heart of the global financial system, […]

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August 14, 2017

The Markets

North Korea may be a little country, but it can churn up big trouble.

The possibility that verbal hostilities between the United States and North Korea could trigger geopolitical conflict […]

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August 7, 2017

Who’s been buying shares of company stock?
Since the start of the bull market in 2009, U.S. companies have been buying their own stock. Stock buybacks peaked during the first three […]

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Forecast Event 2017

 

Gabe Lapito and Ryan Gomendi will discuss how the markets fared in 2016 and the expectations for 2017.

Gillette
Senior Center
Tuesday, February 28

Billings
Northern Hotel
Tuesday, March 7

5:30pm – Registration & Hors d’oeuvres
6:00pm – […]

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Important checklist when faced with a death

Losing a loved one is arguably one of the most difficult experiences in life. In addition to coping with the grief and loss of a loved one, there are also […]

November 21, 2016

This time it’s the end. Really. Possibly.
It seems like experts have been forecasting the end of the bull market in bonds for years – and they have been doing so. […]

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