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Capital Markets Outlook Series

Boston Financial Management recently wrapped up its “Capital Markets Outlook” series. Brad Weafer, Chief Investment Officer, led a series of discussions regarding his thoughts on the current state of the market and what that means for you. Discussions were held in...

Identity Theft Response Recommendations

Cyber theft has emerged as a serious and ever-growing threat in today's world. Regarding the recent Equifax incident, we suggest visiting the website the company has set up, www.equifaxsecurity2017.com to determine whether your information was compromised. Also,...

Caution Signals for the Debt Markets

Karen R. Bottar, Ph.D., Director of Fixed Income & Managing Director  The U.S. has experienced a long period of very low interest rates, which were constructed by the Federal Reserve to help pull the economy out of the great recession of 2008-2009. Yields...

Keep Calm and Carry On

  Brad Weafer, CFA, Chief Investment Officer  Key Points:  Equity markets have been eerily calm thus far in 2017 History suggests investors shouldn't get too comfortable, corrections are normal occurrences Investors are prone to panic when equity markets...

There is “A Better Way”

  Brad Weafer, CFA, Chief Investment Officer  Upcoming tax policy changes should have a positive impact on corporate profits.  Investor and media attention remains focused on the policy agenda in Washington. The recent difficulty in attempting to change the Affordable...

Investment Views for 2017

Investment Views for 2017 Chief Investment Officer, Brad Weafer will deliver his insights on the current state of the market, and what that means for you! Please join Boston Financial Management for an evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and market updates. Brad...

Focus on Fundamentals, Not Fake News

U.S. Economic Data Suggest Continued Growth in 2017 Since the election, the media has focused on our new President. The potential boost to economic growth of a pro-growth policy agenda centered on tax cuts and fiscal stimulus has helped propel equity markets to new...

All I Want for Christmas

Our Wish List for the Coming Year The new year is fast approaching and we are getting ready to close the books on an eventful 2016. And what a year it was! RECAP OF 2016 The year started with a thud as global equity markets declined precipitously on recession fears in...

Bond Market: Rates Rise & Prices Decline

Interest rates have been in a secular decline for 35 years. November 2016 signals the low in yields and is depicted in the 10-Year Constant Maturity graph in Figure 1. The chart below depicts this decline since 1980. For those who may not remember, Paul Volker was...

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