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Monthly Market Commentary: October 2019

Trade Drama and Media Distractions, the Fed is still key. We continue to draw investors’ attention to the impactful actions of the Federal Reserve on equity markets. Investor sentiment may be low, but we believe economic data, Fed moves, and developments on the trade front offer positive outlook for equity markets.

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Monthly Market Commentary: August & September 2019

Recession fears, data indicates otherwise. We continue to believe that the direction of the financial markets largely lies in the hands of global central banks and more specifically the US Federal Reserve. Despite “recession talk” being distributed in the media, we believe economic data continues to make the case for economic expansion.

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How to Avoid and Correct Tax Issues

Nobody likes unexpected tax bills or IRS penalties. So how can you minimize the possibility of errors on your return? And if an error does still slip through, what then? In both cases, it’s often a matter of paying close attention to documentation.

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Monthly Market Commentary: July 2019

Dovish Fed Policy Supportive of Continued Economic Growth. The June Fed FOMC meeting signaled dovishness reinforcing investors’ expectations of a rate cut announcement at the next FOMC meeting: July 30-31. The yield curve has now inverted all the way from the short dated three-month T-Bills and is becoming a legitimate concern for markets. Economic activity has slowed, especially abroad, but domestic growth continues, and a Fed rate cut should maintain the economic expansion in our view.

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