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As we move closer and closer to the November 3 elections, JNBA’s Investment Committee continues to monitor the economic news and market behavior closely. JNBA President Kim Brown and Director of Investment Management David Webb discuss the most notable activity over the past quarter in a new podcast episode recorded on October 7. In the...
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If you’ve been giving more thought lately to how your investments can align with your values, you’re not alone. An increasing number of people are participating in socially responsible investing, also known as Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing, as they desire to make a positive impact in the world. ESG investing is based upon...
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While presidential elections often create dynamic markets, this year investors are navigating particularly choppy waters as the pandemic adds an unprecedented level of volatility. When you add COVID-19 and the election together, what could that uncertainty mean for portfolios for the rest of the year? JNBA CEO and Chairman Richard S. Brown and Senior Advisor/Investment...
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At JNBA, we are big believers in the value an advisor can provide to clients. A trusted relationship can produce a rewarding experience and long-term mutual benefits for investors and their advisors and advocates. As we continue our blog series on “The Value of an Advisor,” which highlights what research states are some of the...
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With millions of lives upended and many households dealing with ongoing disruptions to normal daily life, investors are curious as to how the economic recovery will take shape – especially now that many financial markets have rallied back to pre-virus or even record levels. After the initial surge from pent-up demand and government transfer payments...
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Key Takeaways It will likely take some time before the economy fully heals itself, with debt levels remaining high. The market appears to be currently priced for perfection and is focused on improvements, not challenges. Through ongoing stimulus, the government is keeping this economy – and market – afloat. With the likelihood of ongoing volatility,...
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While the coronavirus pandemic roller-coaster continues, the markets have seen a significant rebound – in fact, the past 90 days (through the end of June) earned the title “the best quarter since 1998.” What were the events that led to this historic upswing? JNBA Director of Investment Management David Webb and Senior Advisor-Investment Strategist Michael...
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Last Friday’s employment report was a true shocker by showing a gain of 2.5M jobs (estimates were for 7M losses), which may have revealed that our nation has reached an important inflection point much sooner than anticipated. Following the incredibly strong labor report, the S&P 500 officially had clawed back all its year-to-date losses on...
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After nearly 11 years, the historic bull market that emerged from the ashes of the last financial crisis abruptly ended in February as the coronavirus took root in developed markets. Since then, the global pandemic has not only upended life for many households – as economic activity was put on pause – but also has...
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While the pandemic continues to spark uncertainty in the financial markets and across many aspects of our lives, there is one thing we can control: our response to the crisis. JNBA Financial Advisors is relying on its disciplined process and tools – including asset allocation, rebalancing and tax loss harvesting – as we put our...
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