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March Investment Financial Newsletter

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March Investment Financial Newsletter A lot has happened since we published last month’s February Investment Newsletter. At that time, the S&P 500 was making new record highs and economic data was solid. There were very few signs of trouble. Fast forward three short weeks, and the landscape has changed dramatically. The Coronavirus, which started quietly…

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Dust Off Those Circuit Breakers

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Dust Off Those Circuit Breakers   On October 19, 1987 the stock market crashed, with the S&P 500 falling more than 20% in one day. The move was so swift and so unexpected that stock exchanges weren’t equipped with a game plan for how to handle such volatility.   The solution? Circuit breakers. Let’s see…

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Emergency Rate Cut By The Federal Reserve

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Emergency Rate Cut By The Federal Reserve   On Tuesday, March 3, the Federal Reserve announced a surprise rate cut of 0.50%. This was the seventh time in the last 20 years that the Federal Reserve cut rates between its normally scheduled meetings.   Let’s look at the impact and implications.   First, it’s important to…

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