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By: Dr. Charles Lieberman, CIO and Dr. JoAnne Feeney, PM The meltdown in the markets and the economy seem to be happening at warp speed. How can this be put to bed, so Americans can have a sense that the crisis will end? The policy needs seem reasonably clear. Policymakers are moving with extraordinary speed,...
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Read Forefront’s Amit Chopra’s comments on the impact that the Coronavirus is having on investments in the stock market. Learn how you can protect your retirement savings. Read the full article here.       ACM is a registered investment advisory firm with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Registration does not imply...
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In the 20-year period ending 2018, six of the best days in the market occurred within two weeks of the ten worst days.* If you missed those six best days your annualized return for 20 years was 2.01%. If you stayed invested your annualized return was 5.62%.* This point emphasizes the importance of staying invested....
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by David Ruff CFA, Global Portfolio Manager To keep from dampening cheer this holiday season I won’t discuss politics, the economy, or even the markets – although equity markets have been in a giving mood lately. Rather, in this, the giving season, I want to highlight ADRs or American Depositary Receipts, and the role they play...
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by Kevin Kern Managing Partner Back in May, we noted that the House had passed a bill that if approved in the Senate would set sweeping changes to many retirees and beneficiaries of IRAs. Well, it looks like Washington was able to agree on something this year as the Secure Act was passed by Congress in...
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by Dr. JoAnne Feeney Portfolio Manager Tax-loss harvesting, holiday shopping trends, and 2020 market outlooks take center stage for investors this time of the year. Don’t neglect the first, keep track of the second, and ignore the third. This year, the tax-loss harvesting is a bit more challenging, given the S&P 500’s 25% rise year-to-date....
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by Paul Broughton It’s mid-October which means fall football, playoff baseball, and beautiful fall scenery.  This fall, however, financial markets still seem to be experiencing above average amounts of uncertainty due to ongoing trade disputes and concerns over slowing economic growth.  And, quietly and somewhat reluctantly, the Federal Reserve Bank has increased its monetary accommodation and...
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by Jeff Deiss CFP, AEP, Wealth Advisor It’s that time of year when Medicare beneficiaries receive a barrage of television ads and mail regarding the fall annual election period (AEP).   Many aren’t sure whether the election period applies to them or if they need to take any action.  AEP runs from October 15 to December 7 each...
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by Jeff Deiss CFP, AEP, Wealth Advisor A colleague of mine made a statement years ago that I never forget.  He said, “I don’t know why investors are so focused on beating the S&P 500.  You can’t retire on the S&P!” I’ve thought about his statement ever since.  In fact, it’s difficult for me to avoid. ...
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by Randall Coleman, CFA Portfolio Manager, CFA Hi. My name is Randall and I am an addict: I ride my bicycle long distances. I’m not one to brag, but most people that I know agree that riding a bike 200 miles in a single day qualifies as a “long-distance endurance event.” I completed my 64th...
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