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Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness. It's a time of reflection. It's a time of appreciation. Every year before I sit down to pen this piece, I think back to all that has occurred in…
November 24, 2021
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Inflating the Bird

Washington was busy this week. Congress was back in session before heading out next week for Thanksgiving. I heard someone say it's tough to get things done when Congress only works 50% of the time.…
November 19, 2021
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Future of Financial Services

This week I was on the road spending time with industry leaders engaged in the topic of the future of the Financial Services industry. Disruption is a major theme in this Digital Age in which…
November 12, 2021
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Seasonal Strength & Buster

The rally on Wall Street continued on the back of a better than expected Job Report and news of a Covid pill from Pfizer that has Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Gottlieb saying this is now…
November 5, 2021
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Think Different

Image by Jonathan Mak Long Perhaps buried in the headlines this month, with all the goings-on in Washington, throughout the country and around the world, is the fact that it's been exactly 10 years since…
October 22, 2021
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Supply Chain Strain

It was a solid first week of Q3 earnings. The Big Banks reported another robust round of results. The economic recovery has allowed lenders to release more cash they had set aside for pandemic losses.…
October 15, 2021
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September Selling Season

Stocks have been for sale in September. In fact the consecutive weekly declines just hit 3. After such a massive rally in 2021, the Market was way overdue for a breather. What's interesting is there…
September 17, 2021
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20 Years

Never forget. How could we? Chances are, you remember exactly where you were. You remember the complete and utter shock. Your eyes and ears had to be deceiving you. Unfortunately, they weren't. The unthinkable happened:…
September 10, 2021
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Labor Day Weekend 2021

Labor Day weekend is a busy time in America. It's the unofficial end to Summer. The 3-day weekend is usually filled with barbecues, trips to the Mountains, to the Lakes and to the Beach. This…
September 3, 2021
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Another Rapid Rundown

So much for sleepy Summer days. I guess they just don't exist anymore. I can't be the only one that thinks that, right? There were a number of really important developments this week. They were…
August 27, 2021