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Is the flattening yield curve telling us a recession is around the corner?

Suddenly everyone is talking about the yield curve: Barron’s, Bloomberg, CNBC, and The Wall Street Journal.

Given all the attention it has gotten in recent months, most everyone seems to know that the bond market’s yield...

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Millennials are the first generation of workers to fully benefit from improvements made to retirement plans over the last decade, including the introduction of automatic features, and these improvements are reflected in their retirement savings habits and attitudes, the results of a survey conducted...

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Does this fast-growing industry fit within financial planning? It’s complicated.

Notwithstanding the pros and cons of medical marijuana, the legalization of cannabis for recreational use may be hazardous to your wealth. And then again, maybe it will help you reach new (investment) highs.

Still...

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2018 is shaping up to be a record year for stock buybacks

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway recently announced that for the first time since 2012, they would be “buying back” their own stock.

In reporting its quarterly results to Wall Street, Berkshire reported almost $1 billion in share buyba...

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Potential implications for the U.S. economy and its stock markets

The 2018 Midterm Elections will feature hundreds of hotly contested races at the state and local level and will culminate with the November 6th general election that will decide whether the Republicans maintain – or the Democrats ga...

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Because they keep bubbles from forming – but only if you’re prepared

With the stock market’s historic growth that began in early 2009, many believe a 10% pullback may be a healthy thing. Such a drop is not horribly painful, by historical standards, and smart investors can cushion such a fall.

Wh...

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