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Tariff Travails
On March 1, the United States announced tariffs would be imposed on imported steel and aluminum. Since then, new information has been released that ends weeks of speculation and uncertainty -- and minimizes the global impact of what first appeared to be sweeping tariffs.

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Market Update – March 2018
Global stocks (-1.9%) finished the month down amidst rising geopolitical tensions and fears over a trade war. The S&P 500 (-2.5%) struggled while small and small value stocks had positive returns in March, up 1.3% and 1.4%, respectively. International stocks fell across the board. Bonds produced low stable returns - led by international bonds, up 1.4%. Also, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in 2018.

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The Return of Volatility
February saw the return of volatility in stocks after an unusually calm 2017. Global stocks had their worst month since January 2016, the S&P 500 experienced its worst single trading day since 2011, and the VIX hit its highest levels since August 2015. Although these events made plenty of headlines, what they actually mean for the portfolios of long‐term investors did not get as much attention. 

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Market Update – February 2018
Global stocks (-4.2%) recorded their first month of losses in over a year. U.S. and international stocks were down across the board with U.S. large value stocks (-5.0%) the worst performing of the group. February also saw Jerome Powell sworn in as Chairman of the Federal Reserve replacing outgoing Chairwoman Janet Yellen. Solid economic data and a slight uptick in inflation measures keeps the Fed on pace for 3 to 4 rate increases in 2018.

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Putting Volatility in Perspective

No one likes volatility, but it is an unavoidable part of investing in stocks. Recent trading sessions in February 2018 have brought back market volatility quite dramatically.

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SAVANTalk - Winter 2018
This quarter's newsletter includes: 2018 Market Outlook, A Look Back at the Market's 2017 Run, Five Retirement Resolutions to Set in 2018, The Uncommon Average, and 4th quarter returns.

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Five Retirement Resolutions to Set in 2018 
One of the top concerns for Americans in their 60s is how to pay for retirement. To enter retirement with confidence, consider a plan that addresses these five key areas.

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2018 Outlook: Aging Like A Fine Wine

Reaping the benefits of the third longest U.S. expansion since 1945, investors have enjoyed very favorable market returns, low volatility, low inflation, and expanding household net worth.

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A Look Back at the Market's 2017 Run

2017 Presented Many Obstacles to Slalom Around and Moguls to Overcome

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The Uncommon Average
The U.S. stock market has delivered an average annual return of around 10% since 1926.1 But short-term results may vary, and in any given period stock...

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