Green Shoots in the Bond Market

In September, scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that in 2018, Earth’s atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) averaged 407.4 parts per million (ppm). According to NOAA, this represented the highest concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere for at least the last...
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The Unending Brexit Drama

Has any political referendum led to more consternation and hand wringing than Brexit? Nearly three and a half years after the United Kingdom voted to usher in a new epoch in European history, we still do not have a clear...
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ESG Entering the Mainstream

Funds that focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) advancement attracted about $8.9 billion worth of net inflows during the first six months of the year, according to data from Morningstar. That is more than a...
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September Monthly Recap

September lived up to its reputation of being one of the most eventful months of the year, from both a monetary policy and geopolitical headlines perspective. Political discord, trade rhetoric, and the Federal Reserve’s (the Fed) policy comments on...
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The Key to Dividend-Paying Stocks

Investors traditionally have had an appetite for yield. Sitting back and collecting a quarterly payment from doing nothing more than making an initial investment is attractive, especially to retirees or those depending on a consistent stream of cash flow. Dividend investing not only offers a...
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Keeping it 100

Stop for a moment and imagine the year is 2100, the world has been fossil-fuel free for two decades, flying cars are at the cusp of attaining commercial viability, and Wall-E 1.0 has just been released. And now remember your government still has...
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Home of the Brave

On the morning of September 14, 1814, Francis Scott Key penned the first verse of The Star Spangled Banner on the back of a letter as he watched with pride as a group of US soldiers raised the American flag over Fort McHenry a day after...
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