Get Ready to Ring In the New Year!

Get Ready to Ring In the New Year!

What Resolution Will You Make? When the Ancient Babylonians originated the idea of making New Year’s resolutions, returning items borrowed from friends was top on the list. Romans took a very different approach to New Year’s resolutions. It was common for them to ask...
It’s time to turn your mind to taxes.

It’s time to turn your mind to taxes.

Last week, President Trump signed tax reform, officially titled ‘An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018,’ into law. The legislation provides significant permanent tax cuts for...
Wishing You Great Joy!

Wishing You Great Joy!

Celebrate the Wonders of the Season December is filled with reasons to celebrate. It’s a month when people of many religions observe holidays; a month when we celebrate birth, miracles, survival, and the histories of our cultures. It’s a time to reunite with family...
Here we come a tax-reforming…

Here we come a tax-reforming…

The reconciliation of Congressional tax reform bills proceeded apace last week, and Congress is expected to vote on the measure early this week. If tax reform passes, Dubravko Lakos-Bujas, head of U.S. equity strategy with JPMorgan, thinks we may see value stocks...
“It’s the hap- happiest season of all.”

“It’s the hap- happiest season of all.”

“It’s the hap- happiest season of all.” While holidays don’t make everyone happy, investors should be feeling festive. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index is up more than 18 percent year-to-date. The Dow Jones Global ex U.S. Index is up about 21 percent...