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Joe Biden’s Economic Plan Explained

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President Joe Biden campaigned on an economic platform to shore up the middle class, extend healthcare, raise taxes on the wealthy, and invest trillions of dollars in green energy infrastructure, among other issues. Address market concentration in the industry.

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White House Sees Hearing Aids as Chance to Lower Prices Through More Competition

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At present, just four manufacturers control 84% of the hearing-aid market, according to the Open Markets Institute, a think tank critical of corporate concentration. Has corporate concentration raised prices for you? Getting a pair of hearing aids can cost up to $5,000.

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Dow Slides More Than 1,000 Points as Investors Reassess Fed Comments

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Bank stocks, a key indicator of economic expectations, dropped 3%, according to the KBW Nasdaq index of large commercial lenders. also slid, losing 26%, after the online home goods retailer posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss.

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The Reveal from Drought’s Receding Waters: Not Just the Bodies in Lake Mead

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More than two dozen hunger stones can be found in the Elbe, with a particular concentration on the stretch on either side of the German-Czech border. Economics“I’ve got information man! New sh*t has come to light!” –The The Dude, The Big Lebowski.

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“The Illusion of Evidence-Based Medicine”

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They concentrate most of their attention (Chapter 2: The Corruption of Clinical Research) on two studies of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) that were used to show the SSRIs paroxetine ( Paxil , SmithKlineBeechum and citalopram ( Celexa , Forest Laboratories) are effective interventions to treat depression in adolescents and children. EconomicsYves here.

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Top Marijuana Stocks for June 2022

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Many big marijuana companies have continued to post sizable net losses as they focus on investing in equipment to speed up revenue growth. A business with higher sales could eventually produce more profit when it achieves (or returns to) profitability.

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Cathie Wood’s Flagship Fund Is Down 45% This Year. Money Is Still Flowing In.

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Many of them haven’t yet achieved consistent profitability. The strategy has become more vulnerable to severe losses, he wrote. Cathie Wood, founder and CEO of ARK Investment Management, has seen growing criticism of her investment strategy as losses have mounted. Cathie Wood’s.

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13 Stocks That Make More Money During Recession (Our Top Picks)

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Recessions are an economy in decline, resulting in lower revenues and profits for most companies. This compares unfavorably with the 18.19% loss in the S&P 500 over the same timeframe. Overall, the goal of managing your portfolio during a recession should be to minimize losses.

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Top Marijuana Stocks for May 2022

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Many big marijuana companies have continued to post sizable net losses as they focus on investing in equipment to speed up revenue growth. A business with higher sales could eventually produce more profit when it achieves (or returns to) profitability.

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Russia in Ukraine: Let Loose the Dogs of War!

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As the world’s attention is focused on the war in the Ukraine, it is the human toll, in death and injury, that should get our immediate attention, and you may find a focus on economics and markets to be callous. Economic Consequences. Consumer Confidence and Economic Growth.

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The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham Book Review

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Thus, according to Graham, investors should always aim to profit from the whims of the stock market, rather than participate in it. Sometimes the proposed prices make sense, but other times, the proposed prices are off the mark, given current economic realities.

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Russia in Ukraine: Let Loose the Dogs of War!

Musings on Markets

As the world's attention is focused on the war in the Ukraine, it is the human toll, in death and injury, that should get our immediate attention, and you may find a focus on economics and markets to be callous.

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Precious Metals Investing Guide for Beginners

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Platinum mines are heavily concentrated in only two countries—South Africa and Russia. The greatest potential profits and losses can be had with derivative products. . That said, during times of economic uncertainty, sellers benefit, as prices tend to shoot up.

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Weekend Reading For Financial Planners (June 25-26) 2022

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From there, we have several articles on tax-planning strategies: While tax-loss harvesting has gained newfound attention during the current market downturn, other tax-planning strategies, including asset location and Roth conversions, can also provide significant value to clients.

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Top Marijuana Stocks for March 2022

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Many big marijuana companies have continued to post sizable net losses as they focus on investing in equipment to speed up revenue growth. A business with higher sales could eventually produce more profit when it achieves (or returns to) profitability.

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Links 4/26/2022 | naked capitalism

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Mainland Chinese shares tumble amid Covid fears as Beijing expands testing; HSBC profit falls CNBC. China’s recent trade moves create outsize problems for everyone else Peterson Institute for International Economics. Economics

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Russia and Ukraine: Let Loose the Dogs of War!

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As the world’s attention is focused on the war in the Ukraine, it is the human toll, in death and injury, that should get our immediate attention, and you may find a focus on economics and markets to be callous. Economic Consequences. Consumer Confidence and Economic Growth.

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The Latest In Financial #AdvisorTech (September 2022)

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The ‘standard’ formula for the profitability of an advisory firm is 40/35/25 – where 40% of revenue goes to “direct expenses” for advisors to service clients, 35% goes to the various “overhead” expenses that it takes to run an advisory firm, and 25% is the net profit margin that results.

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2:00PM Water Cooler 9/12/2022 | naked capitalism

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Since President Biden’s loss in 2020, political observers have increasingly seen the Buckeye State as Trump territory, with Sen. Anything involving concentration, multitasking, and planning—that is, almost everything important—becomes absurdly arduous. “It Economics

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2022 Best-Of Highlights From The Nerd’s Eye View Blog

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Outside of work, he serves as a volunteer financial planner and class instructor for non-profits in the Northern Virginia area. Executive Summary.

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The Sharing Economy come home: The IPO of Airbnb!

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Setting the Table As with any valuation, the first step in valuing Airbnb is trying to understand its history and its business model, including how it has navigated the economic consequences of the COVID.

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Transcript: Kenneth Tropin

The Big Picture

And so, you know, it was relatively, I wouldn’t say straightforward because I don’t think generating consistent profits has ever been something that’s so straightforward or so easy. We’re going to be more profitable.

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Transcript: Kristen Bitterly Michell

The Big Picture

And so, coming out of school, I studied Economics and Spanish Literature, and I applied to a — a program that actually targeted Liberal Arts majors. The next question that you alluded to, which is really interesting about revenue and profits, how solid in inflation hedge are equities?

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The Evolution Of The Advice Business And True Power Of Brand

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And so, in essence, it does affect profit margins for everybody because you’re doing a lot more than you used to do for 1%. Michael: Because it’s profitable. And yet, again, that’s not where most advisors concentrate, sadly. Executive Summary.

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CFOs: What’d happen when CEOs stay in hospitals?

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Morten Bennedsen, INSEAD Professor of Economics and the André and Rosalie Hoffmann Chaired Professor of Family Enterprise, along with colleagues Francisco Perez-Gonzalez (ITAM and NBER) and Daniel Wolfenzon (Columbia University and NBER) sought to find out how much CEOs matter by measuring the impact on firm performance when a CEO is absent, specifically, hospitalised. While “Do CEOs matter?” has been a perennial question in management discourse, “the CEO effect” is difficult to isolate.

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Using Detailed Meeting Checklists to Drive Referral Growth

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Michael: So, it sounds like part of the challenge was, you live in a large company environment where, as is common for a lot of them, they organized study groups of top advisors, of top producers, of those that are doing well and growing well, and driving the business profitably.

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Transcript: Kathleen McCarthy

The Big Picture

MCCARTHY: I’d back up actually a little bit further in thinking about how did I get there, because I don’t think it was very obvious actually that I would come out of Yale with an ethics, politics and economics degree — RITHOLTZ: Perfect really, right?

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Data Update 1 for 2021: A (Data) Look Back at a Most Forgettable Year (2020)!

Musings on Markets

While the universe of companies is diverse, with approximately half of all firms from emerging markets, it is more concentrated in market capitalization, with the US accounting for 40% of global market capitalization at the start of the year.

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Weekend Reading For Financial Planners (Oct 29-30) 2022

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From there, we have several articles on practice management: A new report shows that RIA profitability and AUM soared in 2021, buoyed by a strong stock market and new client growth. Executive Summary.

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Using Mergers & Integrations As A Path To Talent Acquisition

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So, I’ve got concentrated stock. It’s how we’re able to differentiate ourselves in the type of work we do for people that are going through life transitions, right, divorce, sale of a company, loss of a spouse, sale, concentrated stock. Executive Summary.

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