Investing in a Trump World – Rule #3

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At PDS, we simplify things. Our objective is to make complex financial topics more approachable for our clients. No doubt the presidential election last fall made things seem more complex. Over the past few weeks, I have offered the first two rules of investing in a Trump World. The first rule told you to be… Read more »

March Viewpoints

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Economic and Investment News Bits As markets correctly anticipated, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 25bps. This is largely seen as a vote of confidence in the US economy, which has experienced increasing inflation and job growth. Following suit, most banks increased their prime lending rates…and may eventually increase their deposit rates.  Keep these… Read more »

Winter 2017 Newsletter

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Meet the newest addition to the PDS Family, Luca Edward Brown; Volunteers of the Year, Tom & Judy Skinner, and more in the newest edition of The Planner! 2017 PDS Planning Winter Newsletter  

March Market Commentary

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Last month we noted the average 2017 year-end target for the S&P 500, as predicted by 16 major investment banks, is 2353. Expectations were, on average, very tame.  As we write this letter today, the index is at 2400…so much for expert predictions.  And who thought we would have double-digit gains in the four months… Read more »

Investing in a Trump World – Rule #2

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Recently, I offered my thoughts on the first rule of Investing in a Trump World. President Trump represents different things to different people, but one thing he poses for everyone is a bit of uncertainty. No president has ever been followed (or judged) on social media like President Trump has been, or will continue to… Read more »