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Jul 06, 2017 Litman Gregory Second Quarter 2017 Investment Commentary

In this quarter’s commentary, we discuss the relative calmness of financial markets despite significant geopolitical uncertainty, the strong performance of both risky assets (stocks) and defensive assets (bonds), and recent market trends favoring our foreign stock investments.

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Jul 07, 2017 Research Alliance The Real Risk is No Perceived Risk—Thornburg Investment Management

Global Fixed Income portfolio manager Jeff Klingelhofer, CFA, offers his unique take on the current divergence between equity and bond markets and future implications for market participants.

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Jun 14, 2017 Research Alliance Parametric CEO Brian Langstraat & Dynasty CIO Scott Welch on WealthTrack—Parametric Portfolio Associates

How to increase your portfolio’s performance by decreasing its tax bite. Tips from tax-advantaged investment pros Brian Langstraat and Scott Welch.

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Jun 12, 2017 Research Alliance OppenheimerFunds Mid Year 2017 Outlook

Heading into the second half of 2017, we believe the elongated U.S. credit and business cycle—currently eight years old and counting—will continue through the end of the year. Yet for the first time in almost a decade, the risks to the global economy are centered in the United States and not in other major world economies.

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Oct 03, 2017 Research Alliance How Can the Impact of Taxes Be Mitigated?—Parametric Portfolio Associates

See how a client experience from the 1990s continues to help us deliver personalized exposures and continuous tax management to clients today.

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Apr 06, 2017 First Quarter 2017 Investment Commentary

A quick survey of the economic landscape suggests the environment should remain supportive of stocks and other risk assets, at least over the next six to 12 months or so. But we continue to believe high current valuations will be a major headwind to U.S. stock market returns looking out longer term. Our portfolios are prepared for higher volatility, and we remain confident in our positioning and in our investment process. Our focus is on prudently managing our diversified portfolios to achieve long-term, risk-adjusted returns.

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Mar 08, 2017 Research Alliance For Women Investors: Your Life

MainStay Investments: You may not consider yourself to be the only—or even primary—financial player in your family. But did you know that most vacation, home improvement, and car-buying decisions are made by women? Your life and your finances intersect in more areas than you might imagine.

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Mar 07, 2017 Research Alliance 100 Days of Change: The Importance of Immigration

J.P. Morgan: Early actions and statements by the Trump administration suggest significant changes to both illegal and legal immigration into the United States. In this bulletin, Dr. Kelly explores what the proposed changes might mean for growth, inflation, and investment returns.

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Dec 31, 2016 Qualities that Define Litman Gregory

Co-founder Ken Gregory shares his thoughts on Litman Gregory’s key strengths and what makes us unique.

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Feb 13, 2017 Research Alliance All in the Family

MainStay Investments: From the walk down the aisle, to the pitter-patter of little feet, you need a financial plan that’s right for you. We can help you get started and stay invested, so you can enjoy your changing family—and not worry as much about what the future might hold.

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