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Insights & Ideas

Keeping you at the forefront of modern investing
Chartered Market Technician Lee Bohl shares what he’s learned from his decades of trading experience.
Ten-year Treasury bond yields marched higher during the past two years, while bond prices fell. However, it appears that longer-term yields may be peaking. Is the bond bear market over, or only paused?
Being debt-free before you retire can be a smart goal. But be sure to look at your complete financial picture.
Most sectors experienced many ups and downs during the first half of 2018, with volatility expected to continue during the second half of the year. Despite this, some sectors stand to benefit from the growing economy.

AMT Triggers

Will you have to pay alternative minimum tax? Here’s what you should know about the AMT, and steps you can take to potentially avoid it.
Trade-war anxieties have been reflected in markets and surveys of both consumers and businesses, but thus far have not appeared in actual “hard” economic data.
On this week’s Stock Market Report, Jeff Kleintop discusses some recent trends in the stock market and whether investors should be making any changes to their holdings.
We don’t expect returns for investment-grade corporate bonds to be as poor in the second half of the year as they were in the first, but the markets are still challenging.
On this episode of Bond Market Today, Collin Martin discusses the potential for a corporate bond bubble that might soon burst, and steps investors can take to combat concerns.
Economic and earnings growth looks good, but we’re late in the economic cycle, the Fed is still tightening and trade tensions are unresolved. Volatility may return.

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