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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

For investors, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the relentless stream of news about markets. Being bombarded with data and headlines presented as impactful to your financial well-being can evoke strong emotional responses from...

 

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

After a period of relative calm in the markets, in recent days the increase in volatility in the stock market has resulted in renewed anxiety for many investors. From February 1–5, the US market (as measured by the Russell 3000...

 

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

As investors ring in the new year, some may see the occasional headline about the “January Indicator” or “January Barometer.” This theory suggests that the price movement of the S&P 500 during the month of...

 

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act legislation has been passed by Congress and signed by the president. The Act makes extensive changes that affect both individuals and businesses. Some key provisions of the Act are discussed below. Most...

 

Sunday, November 26, 2017

On November 2, 2017, House Republicans released their comprehensive tax reform plan, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Then, on November 9, 2017, Senate Republicans released their own plan. The two plans have much in common, but also have...

 

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Massive computer hacks and data breaches are now common occurrences - an unfortunate consequence of living in a digital world. Once identity thieves have your information, they can use it to gain access to your bank and credit card...

 

Monday, October 23, 2017

Now that we have entered the fourth quarter, it is a good time to contemplate some year-end wealth management actions. We welcome your questions and calls to review your situation, and to work closely with you, your legal and tax...

 

Monday, October 2, 2017

The US stock market has delivered an average annual return of approximately 10% since 1926.[1] But short-term results may vary, and in any given period stock returns can be positive, negative, or flat. When setting expectations,...

 

Friday, August 25, 2017

A relevant question for many investors is whether their view of economic growth should impact how they invest. Opinions about future economic growth often differ across market participants. For example, in a survey of more than 60...

 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

On May 4, 2017, the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA). With some changes, this is essentially the same law that was pulled from consideration by the House back in March. Compared to the Affordable Care...

 

Sunday, May 7, 2017

“Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is an absurd one.”—Voltaire “The market hates uncertainty” has been a common enough saying in recent years, but how logical is it? There are many different...

 

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Headlines of late seem to describe two different planets at once. In the financial pages, we have seen equity indices march to new highs, and indications of volatility trend toward historically low levels. Yet in the geopolitical...

 

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela Looking for a great gift this holiday season? If you have family or friends with children, consider establishing or contributing...

 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Market Reaction Equities responded to Donald Trump’s epic, late-night upset victory by diving to “limit down” levels at 2:00 AM. But by this morning’s open they had stabilized; they are now showing life as...

 

Friday, June 24, 2016

Investors went into yesterday’s Brexit vote with surprising complacency. Risk assets rose in the days leading up to the vote on polls suggesting a solidification of “remain” sentiment, only to plunge overnight as the...

 

Friday, May 6, 2016

Through our affiliation with Pershing and BNY Mellon company (the parent company of Pershing), clients have access to several creative and cost-effective sources of credit. Whether you are contemplating the purchase of a primary or...

 

Friday, January 22, 2016

The first three weeks of the New Year have offered plenty for market participants to digest, with many concerns outlined in our Clear Harbor 2016 Outlook abruptly coming home to roost. U.S. and global economic data continues to...

 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

The fourth quarter is not just the time to swap the swimsuits for winter coats: it is a critical time to take action on certain wealth management priorities. Here are eight items that we urge every Clear Harbor wealth management client...