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Thursday, August 3, 2017

2017 First Half Round Up And A Look Ahead A lot has happened since our last letter of April 28th. Once again, we’ve seen how powerful political intrigue and influence from D.C. can shape investor perceptions, risk assessment, and...

 

Friday, April 28, 2017

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back The path of humanity is clearly, throughout the decades, progress. Despite this, we still harbor investment fears and doubts. In the investment world, our doubts are exasperated by having lived through...

 

Friday, November 18, 2016

November 9, 2016 History Was Made A momentous event occurred on November 8, 2016. This event was predicted by our firm in the letter sent to you on September 16, 2016 when we stated “I believe Donald Trump will win the...

 

Friday, October 14, 2016

September 16, 2016 Economic Reality Approaching the Presidential Election It’s almost hard to believe that summer’s end is near. 2016 began with a huge thud when we experienced the worst January for investment market...

 

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Yesterday we closed out of approximately half of our KERX positions. KERX surprised investors early Monday with news of a supply disruption with their drug Auryxia. KERX set expectations that the supply issue will not be resolved until...

 

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Friday, July 22, 2016

The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clayson is one of the best books about growing wealth ever written, and it is one of my favorite books of all time. I read it at least once a year, and encourage everyone to read it as well. The...

 

Friday, July 1, 2016

At Spectrum Financial Alliance Ltd., LLC, we believe that large national banks will be the biggest beneficiaries of interest rate increases. That makes sense when you look at one of the primary sources of income from the banks:...

 

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Spectrum Financial Alliance, Ltd., L.L.C. is offering a FREE, 3-day, life-changing boot camp dealing with financial and life issues from July 20-22 and running from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Friday, June 24, 2016

As we discussed yesterday this may be a short-term negative for us but I do mean weeks- not months. We're likely to give up about twice of what we gained yesterday of approximately 2%. Intermediate term, meaning three weeks or more,...

 

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

239 years ago, on June 14, 1777, America officially adopted the Stars and Stripes as our national flag. 108 years later, in 1885, BJ Cigrand, a school teacher in Wisconsin decided to celebrate the “Flag Birthday” with his...

 

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

A Picture is worth a thousand words. Take a look at this one from Yahoo! Finance: It’s probably no surprise that from the beginning of the year through February 11, the S&P 500 Index fell from 2,044 down to as low as 1,829. That...

 

Friday, February 12, 2016

The start of the new year has obviously not been kind for those invested in the equity markets. The short but steep decline of the summer of 2015 is still fresh in everyone’s minds as we retest those lows. For those who were...

 

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Is there a way for my spouse to take her social security benefit and also get half of my benefit?