Diversification by Twitter: How Trump’s Trade Tactics Are Changing Financial Markets

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Guest Blog By: Daniel Satchkov, CFA – RiXtrema Market Commentary

Donald Trump yesterday suddenly threatened to increase tariffs on many Chinese goods from 10% to 25% effective this Friday. He also threatened to institute many new tariffs. According to his math, the new tariffs will amount to 25% on about $375 Billion in goods or roughly $94 Billion per year. Chinese Communist Party is not yet used to bludgeoning by Twitter and Shanghai Stock is down 6% for ...

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What is Asset Allocation?

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Asset allocation. It’s so ingrained in how we manage our clients’ investment portfolios, we talk about it all the time. But what is it? What are assets, and what happens when you allocate them? 

Asset Allocation

Big picture, an asset is anything beneficial you have or have coming to you. For our purposes, it’s anything of value in your investment portfolio. After bundling ...

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2018 Market Review

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After logging strong returns in 2017, global equity markets delivered negative returns in US dollar terms in 2018. Common news stories in 2018 included reports on global economic growth, corporate earnings, record low unemployment in the US, the implementation of Brexit, US trade wars with China and other countries, and a flattening US Treasury yield curve. Global equity markets delivered positive returns through September, followed by a decline in the fourth quarter, resulting in a –4.4% return ...

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Six Financial Best Practices for 2019

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So, are you ready to get a jump on 2019? Around this time last year, we shared a list of Seven Financial Best Practices to Jump-Start Your New Year. Our reach-out went so well, we thought we’d make it an annual tradition. Here are six more financial best practices for the year ahead. Pick a few of them or take on the entire list. Either way, you’ll be ...

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