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Trump Bump Deflates Under Political Pressure

Markets inhaled a giant gulp of fresh air when Donald Trump was elected in November 2017, a gulp that buoyed them to new heights. Equities rallied and bond yields climbed to match forecasters’ hopes for tax cuts, health care reform, infrastructure spending, and deregulation. The S&P 500 rose about 5 percent in President Trump’s first…

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What’s in your IRA?

WHAT’S IN YOUR IRA? In a perfect world, you pay into Social Security your entire working life and your money is waiting when you reach retirement, right? Not so fast. Didn’t you get the memo? This is far from a perfect world and Social Security shortfalls are a concern for all Americans. The Individual Retirement…