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Monday Morning Wrap Up – June 1, 2020

Featured | June 1, 2020
Welcome to summer. As the Great Lockdown ends and states continue to loosen Covid-19 restrictions, Americans are venturing out to shop, socialize, get their hair cut and eat at outdoor restaurants, tables spaced six feet apart. The U.S. economy is slowing returning to work. While the reopening is encouraging for the economy, there remain many…

Find Your Territory

Gold | May 27, 2020
At the end of Mark Twain’s, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the main character tells the reader that he is going to “light out for the territories.” That is, he is going to head out to the great frontier. In this new chapter of history, investors should consider how they will reach the frontier…the efficient…

Who Decides What is Normal?

Gold | May 19, 2020
Approximately half of the states in the US are starting to relax social distancing measures. This fractious approach to returning to “normalcy” has become the defining characteristic of the country’s response to COVID-19. Some states are extending aggressive stay-at-home measures. Others never fully embraced them in the first place. Despite this asymmetry, there appears to…

Monday Morning Wrap Up: May 18, 2020

Ask an Expert | May 18, 2020
The days are getting longer. The sun is shining brighter. Flowers are blooming. Garden centers are reopening in many part of the country so people can begin their spring planting: seeds, tomato plants, annuals and more. Spring is a time of new beginnings. We as a country are still mired in a great deal of…

Monday Morning Wrap Up: May 11, 2020

Ask an Expert | May 11, 2020
America is Resilient As we move into the second month of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s worth pausing to remember how our country overcame past crises. Remember the historical events that shook our country like the Spanish flu, the Great Depression, Pearl Harbor, 1970’s oil embargo, 9/11, the 2008 financial crisis and more. America is resilient….