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Presidential Elections and the Stock Market

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by Murray Coleman
Updated: Wednesday, August 5, 2020

One thing is for certain: A steady stream of pundits keep trying to predict the impact on ...Read More

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    2020 Q2 Market Review [VIDEO]

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    by Murray Coleman — Wednesday, July 29, 2020

    Stocks staged a dramatic second quarter reversal, highlighting the need for investors to remain ...Read More

  • Murray Coleman

    Bad Brokers

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    by Murray Coleman — Updated: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

    The list of misdeeds involves brokers from Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase and ...Read More

  • Murray Coleman

    Diary of a 'Reformed' Journalist

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    by Murray Coleman — Updated: Thursday, May 21, 2020

    I was trained as a journalist to approach any type of speculative claim with a high degree of skepticism. But it took years of sifting through a wealth of ...Read More

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    Q1 2020 Market Review [VIDEO]

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    by Murray Coleman — Tuesday, May 5, 2020

     In the first quarter of 2020, investors were reminded of the importance of understanding how markets really ...Read More

  • Jim Parker

    Sailing with the Tides

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    by Jim Parker — Updated: Thursday, April 30, 2020

    Embarking on a financial plan is like sailing around the world. The voyage won’t always go to plan, and there’ll be rough seas. But the odds of ...Read More

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    Fear, Greed and Knowledge

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    by Mark Hebner and Murray Coleman — Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    It might not seem intuitive, but this graph shows valuable discipline is when markets ...Read More

  • Mark Hebner

    Time for the Fire Drill

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    by Mark Hebner — Updated: Monday, February 10, 2020

    Most of us remember the days at school when we had our routine fire drill. The fire alarms around the school would ring, we would all calmly and collectedly ...Read More

  • Tom Allen and Mark Hebner

    T. Rowe Price: A Deeper Look at the Performance

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    by Mark Hebner and IFA Contributors — Updated: Monday, February 10, 2020

    T. Rowe Price has clearly stated their value proposition to their investors. But what exactly is that value and, more importantly, who is receiving the bulk of ...Read More

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    2019 Q4 Review [VIDEO]

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    by Murray Coleman — Tuesday, January 28, 2020

     In the final quarter of 2019, investors were reminded of the importance of understanding how markets really ...Read More

  • Mark Hebner

    Standard Deviation

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    by Mark Hebner and Murray Coleman — Updated: Monday, January 13, 2020

    In the field of finance, standard deviation represents the risk associated with a security or the risk of a portfolio of ...Read More

  • Murray Coleman

    Invesco: A Deeper Look At the Performance

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    by Murray Coleman — Updated: Monday, December 23, 2019

    To many investors, Atlanta-based Invesco Ltd. is an investment management conglomerate with a history of acquisitions and multi-asset platforms that spans the ...Read More

  • Mark Hebner and Murray Coleman

    Eugene Fama: One of A Kind

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    by Mark Hebner and Murray Coleman — Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2019

    Academics are a hallmark of the investment strategy that we recommend to our clients. While there are plenty of sales pitches professing some sort of new or ...Read More