Archive | April, 2011

Four Risks to Your Retirement Future

Four Risks to Your Retirement Future Because younger retirees typically are planning for a time horizon of 20 years or more, it is important that their portfolios include a source of growth that is likely to exceed inflation over the long term. As Americans live longer, the task of managing money after retirement gets more complex. […]

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Maria Bartiromo’s Investor Brief – Explanation of S&P US Downgrade 4/27/11

The Week on the Street http://mariaswallstreet.cnbc.com/video/InvestorBrief/2011/04/25/?sid=LR4168&cp=CNAB&ct=20110425&cc=eletter&en=3978699 Talking numbers – S&P Explains Negative Outlook David Wyss, Standard & Poor’s chief economist, shares the reasons for S&P’s negative outlook and what the country needs to do to regain its financial footing. http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000017346  Oil and Inflation Duncan Niederauer, NYSE Euronext CEO, Albert Niemi, of Cox School of Business, […]

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Washington Hotline – April – Week 4 – 2011

President Obama’s Tax Return Each April the President and Vice President release their tax returns. President and Michelle Obama filed a joint return for 2010. With the Presidential salary and approximately $1.38 million in book royalties, their total income was $1.8 million. The President created a Simplified Employee Pension account and funded that with $49,000 […]

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My Take by AAM & RVS

I am going to try and update my blog with more of my thoughts on the market and events that impact the market as they happen.  I’ll do my best to keep it consistent and to the point so here it goes. Yesterday the market moved lower due to Standard and Poors downgrading the credit […]

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Washington Hotline – April – Week 3 – 2011

President Obama’s Deficit Reduction Plan In 2010, President Barack Obama appointed a Fiscal Commission with Co-Chairs Erskine Bowles and former Senator Alan Simpson. The Fiscal Commission developed a proposed deficit reduction plan that would reduce future deficits by over $4 trillion. Following the introduction of another deficit reduction plan this month by House Budget Chairman […]

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