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The Vote Is In – Brexit Becomes Reality

In a historic vote that shook financial markets on Friday, the people of Great Britain have voted to exit the European Union. While optimism over the nation remaining in the union seemed to be on the rise heading into Thursday’s vote, things changed quickly once the votes starting being tallied. Stock index futures, interest rates and currencies starting seeing massive volatility on Thursday night as the results came in. Brexit was becoming a reality… At one point, S&P 500 futures went “limit down” with a... Continue Reading

Are Stocks Ready to Tumble?

Stocks are under some pressure recently as the risk of a Greek default and the notion of higher interest rates take their toll on investor sentiment. The question is: Is recent weakness seen in equities simply another pullback or is it indicative of more volatility and lower prices to come? Like anything else in life, different investors will have different opinions on this. We do believe, however, that the stock bears do have a case. Stocks are now in the seventh year of the rally... Continue Reading

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