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2014 Year-end Summary

As discussed recently, the economy has been slowly gathering momentum. It is still far from operating at full capacity. Despite the respectable unemployment numbers, over the last five years millions of workers have left the workforce and are now only … Continue reading

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America has conquered its debt crisis with incredible speed

By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard12:06AM BST 24 Apr 2014 Americans are purging their excesses one by one. Spending by the US Federal government has seen the steepest drop as share of national income since demobilisation after the Second World War. Claims that … Continue reading

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Quarterly Outlook Summary

Your account, together with the markets, have all been performing well this year as the economic outlook continues to improve. The de-leveraging and debt reduction of the past four years appears to be winding down as consumer and business pent-up … Continue reading

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Quarterly Summary to Clients

The markets have recently been quite volatile due in large part to several factors previously mentioned, the weak economy, threatened sovereign bond defaults in Europe, and severe political partisanship in US Federal financial affairs. Consequently, our accounts are down significantly … Continue reading

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Economy Needs More Demand.

by Adam Hersh July 29, 2011 Three and a half years since the Great Recession began, the U.S. economy remains $56 billion, or 0.4%, below its pre-recession peak. Revised data show that the U.S. economy ground to a halt in … Continue reading

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Quarterly Summary to Clients

The economic recovery, if you can call it that, remains very weak with high unemployment. The markets have been volatile due to a number of recent risks and uncertainties. This volatility has been exacerbated somewhat by the sovereign debt crises … Continue reading

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