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Despite ongoing supply chain problems and an acceleration in inflation that briefly gave investors the jitters in September, markets have quickly rebounded back to near all-time highs with sentiment remaining ebullient as we head into the seasonally strong holiday period. Third quarter earnings results have given investors much to be optimistic about in our view,...
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There was plenty of market turmoil in September, followed by a more positive October. What could that mean for the future? With earnings season wrapping up, David Webb, Director of Investment Management and a leader of our Investment Committee, and Senior Advisor and Investment Strategist John Foster take a look at recent market activity and...
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The third quarter of 2021 was one for the record books with historically low interest rates, the first real resurgence of volatility since last fall, and now, after six months of relative calm, bond yields appearing to rise again. In our latest podcast, David Webb, Director of Investment Management and a leader of our Investment...
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While fall means cooler weather, back-to-school, and raking leaves, historically it also kicks off a more difficult period for investors. In our latest podcast, David Webb, Director of Investment Management and a leader of our Investment Committee, talks about the markets with Senior Advisor and Investment Strategist Michael Bilotta. They discuss what has been driving...
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Having doubled off its March 2020 lows, the S&P 500 has continued to set several new record highs this year, and it has now been around 10 months since the last 5% correction. Investors remain enamored with strong quarterly profits, which continue to beat estimates. Meanwhile, companies are taking advantage of the strong enthusiasm for...
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 As we round the corner into the last half of 2021, we’re taking a look back at how the markets and global economy fared in the first and second quarters and what that could mean for the rest of the year. In our latest video discussion, JNBA Chairman and CEO Richard S. Brown talks...
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced on June 10 that the rate of inflation over the past year rose 5%, the highest jump since 2008, due in large part to the reopening of the economy. In our latest podcast, recorded the morning the numbers were released, JNBA Chairman and CEO Richard S. Brown talks with...
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Given the combination of widespread vaccine availability, loosening of business restrictions, ultra-low interest rates, and massive government stimulus, the U.S. economy has fundamentally roared back to pre-pandemic levels and has stoked investor optimism across a variety of asset classes. Global stock markets have surged this year and remain close to all-time highs even as some...
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When it comes to the markets, what a difference a year makes. Thankfully, the first quarter of 2021 looked quite different from much of 2020, when the pandemic threw curveball after curveball at investors. In our latest video discussion, JNBA Chairman and CEO Richard Brown sits down with three senior members of the firm’s Investment...
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While interest rates remain low, the prospect of higher rates brings with it both challenges and opportunities and raises several questions. Is there still time to refinance your mortgage? Does it make sense to move some cash from savings to a potentially higher yielding opportunity? What could higher inflation mean for investments? In our latest...
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