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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 4-13-2015 Economic data was light and results mixed last week with the ISM services report coming in a bit weaker, but jobs reports—JOLTs and claims—better than consensus.  The FOMC minutes generally read as expected, with differing views on the strength of the … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 4-06-2015 Despite being a shortened holiday week, it was busy due to a number of economic data releases.  Good news came from upside surprises in factory orders, firmer housing data and a better consumer confidence reading; bad news … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 3-30-2015 Last week’s economic data was relatively lackluster, with sporadic results from durable goods, while housing came in similarly to slightly better than expected. Inflation remained slightly negative on a headline basis and below-average on a core level. Equity … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 3-02-2015 Economic data was mixed on the week, with housing figures relatively flat on net, inflation coming in weaker on a headline level due to the impact of lower energy prices, and tempered results in other areas. Adjusted … Continue reading

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2015 LSA Market Outlook

2015 LSA Market Outlook:   LSA has posted our 2015 Market Outlook video and presentation: These views represent the opinion of the Asset Allocation Committee and are informed by subjective assessment of the relative attractiveness of asset classes and subclasses … Continue reading

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Year End Portfolio Update

Year End Portfolio Update December 18th, 2014 LSA has posted the year end portfolio update report.  Here were some of the high level thoughts: As 2014 begins to wind down it is important to reflect and recap how portfolios did … Continue reading

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LSA Manager Interview with Ty Powers from Hatteras

LSA Manager Interview with Ty Powers Portfolio Managers with Hatteras:   TY POWERS, CFA DIRECTOR, PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT Mr. Power’s primary responsibilities include manager research for the Hatteras Alternative Mutual Funds including hedge fund manager sourcing and due diligence. Prior to … Continue reading

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4th Quarter 4-Pillars Newsletter

4th Quarter 4-Pillars Newsletter October 22nd, 2014 LSA has posted the 4th Quarter 4-Pillars Newsletter. This newsletter provides advisors a client friendly update covering important topics around estate planning, tax planning, Insurance, and Investments.  To view the full newsletter simply … Continue reading

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** DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS 5 DAYS FROM TODAY!!**

  LSA National Conference  September 17-19, 2014  Kansas City, MO   ** DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS 5 DAYS FROM TODAY!!**     YOU MUST REGISTER BY AUGUST 18, 2014.   The hotel WILL sell out for the Plaza Art Fair & rooms … Continue reading

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Second Quarter 2014 LSA Economic Update

Second Quarter LSA Economic Update July 22nd, 2014 LSA has posted the 2Q14 Economic update report.  Here were some of the high level thoughts:

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Weekly Economic Update

Domestic markets continued higher, with additional Fed promises of more accommodative policy, but were outshined by many foreign names.  Several more speculative areas that performed well last year, such as biotech and social media, have experienced negative results as of … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic data remained mixed, but some of the winter effects of the past few months appear to be dissipating.  An important test in coming weeks/months will be how the much more extreme-than-average winter normalizes and if economic data can similarly … Continue reading

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