Fall 2016 Newsletter

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Published Quarterly by PDS Planning, Inc – Fall, 2016 – Volume XIII, Number 4 In This Issue: What’s Happening at PDS – Page 2 Year-End Charitable Giving – Page 2 Avoiding Identity Theft – Page 3 It’s Not One World – Page 3 Link to Quarterly Webcast – Page 3 Stat Bank – Page 4… Read more »

January Market Commentary

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  As we noted in December’s Summary, 2016 was a year of surprises.  The biggest surprise for many Americans was Donald Trump’s election win.  But just what does that election really mean in terms of potential changes?  Federated Investors notes “the GOP sweep promises a lot of changes: repatriation and lower tax rates for businesses,… Read more »

December Viewpoints

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Economic and Investment News Bits After a seven-year weak expansion, there is a major policy shift that will take pressure off the Fed and put pro-growth fiscal policy and regulatory reform in the driver’s seat. “It will take months and perhaps years for the full policy implications of the “Trump turn” to be implemented. The… Read more »

December 2016 Market Commentary

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  2016 has been the year of surprises. Most conventional wisdom and expectations have been proven wrong. It was common knowledge that the Britain vote to leave the European Union would fail. Common knowledge was wrong. All major investment firms suggested loading up on European stocks and reducing domestic exposure. They were proven wrong. The… Read more »

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

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He doesn’t put the cap on the toothpaste. She doesn’t love football. He doesn’t put the toilet seat down.  She doesn’t take care of her car. He plays too much golf. She buys too many shoes. If you’ve been in a relationship, you understand. If you’re in a relationship and this doesn’t sound familiar, give… Read more »