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Fed Note

Fed Note The December meeting was again slated to be ‘the one’, as in the meeting where interest rate policy changed for the first time in a decade and almost exactly seven years after the fed funds rate was cut … Continue reading

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Chart of the Week: Your Client’s Investment Horizon

After shedding more than 1,000 points last week, the Dow Jones opened up Monday free-falling another 1,089, spreading panic throughout markets. These kinds of corrections cannot be predicted, however they are inevitable. The last time the market corrected (defined by … Continue reading

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FANN Radio – “Is Flat the New Up?” – 8/20/2015

Join Brad Kasper, President & CFO of LSA Portfolio Analytics, and Bud Kasper, President of Barber Financial Group, as they discuss the challenges faced after a market close that saw the S&P 500 lose over 2% and how it relates … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 8-03-2015 Economic data last week was highlighted by a lukewarm GDP report, mixed housing and consumer confidence surveys, but more positive near-term industrial reports.  The FOMC meeting statement didn’t offer any radically new insights, as expectations for an initial rate hike … Continue reading

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Chart of the Week: Benefits of Bank Loans in a Portfolio

Chart of the Week: Benefits of Bank Loans in a Portfolio Despite almost $36 billion exiting the loan market and negative net fund flows for the past 11 months, Lord Abbett believes that bank loans still have features that make them attractive … Continue reading

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