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Apr
12

by: Greg Bone, Managing Director

“I’m back baby, I’m back!” George Costanza, Seinfeld (Episode 65, Season 5)

 

Just when you thought market volatility was a thing of the past, it came roaring back in the first quarter of 2018. After a year of historical market quiescence, when stock market volatility was almost completely absent, volatility returned in the first quarter of 2018. In 2017 the S&P 500 had no d…

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Jan
19

by: Greg Bone, Managing Director

“Years ago my mother used to say to me, she’d say, “In this world Elwood, you must be” – she always called me Elwood – “In this world Elwood, you must be oh so smart, or oh so pleasant.” Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. You may quote me.”  Elwood P. Dowd (James Stewart), from Harvey, by Mary Chase.

 

With 2017 in the books, we can contemplate the rem…

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Oct
17

by: Kelly Mills, Senior Financial Planner

A few weeks ago, I volunteered at a summer camp serving refugee kids and it was art day. Over one hundred kids were doing an art project with shaving cream and food coloring. Imagine the chaos! All I could envision was scattered kids, swirling colors, shaving cream fights – inescapable mess!

 

Surprisingly, the scene I imagined didn’t happen.

 

Before beginning, the art t…

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Oct
16

by: Greg Bone, Managing Director

“The lark’s on the wing; The snail’s on the thorn; God’s in His heaven— All’s right with the world!” from Pippa Passes, by Robert Browning.

 

Financial markets continued their seemingly inexorable march forward in the third quarter despite a raft of worrisome news ranging from the ongoing political turmoil emanating from Washington D.C. to the devastating impact of three l…

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