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Monday – December 16, 2019

Market opens higher, reaching fresh record highs, as investors continue to digest the phase 1 trade deal, which really is more of a trade truce than anything else. Stacking that with the new NAFTA deal…
December 16, 2019
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A Legend Lost

Our nation lost a Great American this week. Paul Volcker dedicated his life to public service. It’s been commonly said he always believed it to be his calling. Volcker served in government across Democratic and…
December 13, 2019
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Monday – December 9, 2019

Market opens flattish to begin the new week, after stocks closed Friday near all-time highs. A strong rally Friday, on the back of the better than expected job report, helped nearly erase the losses from…
December 9, 2019
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A Long December

A long December and there's reason to believe, Maybe this year will be better than the last. This song, by the Counting Crows, came to mind this week. Volatility returned in December after stocks basically…
December 6, 2019
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As the year 2019 approaches an end, so does a decade that will no doubt transcend. The world is a complex place. Life on earth is seldom easy. There’s a lot of anger and fighting…
November 27, 2019
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Schwab, TD, the Industry and Us

The Financial Services industry has changed. I can’t even count how many times I’ve said these words and heard them over and again. Our industry has evolved over the decades and technological innovations continue to…
November 22, 2019
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Smart Cities Straight Ahead

Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and 5G. It's coming. In fact, it's already here. Cities are getting smarter in this Digital Age in which we live. More and more devices are connected to the internet, which connects…
November 15, 2019
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The Great Experiment

Cheap and easy money. That was the answer to the Financial Crisis, or as it is often referred to, the Great Recession. When it appeared that the global financial system was at risk of collapse,…
November 8, 2019

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