The Boston Private Investment team shares their insights on increased market volatility, economic indicators and how they are managing client portfolios now and in the near term. Boston Private Wealth Strategist, Alyssa Do, J.D., LL.M, will discuss the impact of the new Tax Cut and Jobs Act on estate planning.Read Post
We have been counselling our clients to try to ignore politics and geopolitics when they consider their investment strategy. Instead, we have said, pay attention to the fundamentals, the strong economy, and impressive corporate earnings.Read Post
As the second longest economic expansion on record in the United States entered another year, questions around potential catalysts for greater gains arose. With economic data still solid, and the effects of the corporate tax cut not yet fully felt, the case for equities remains intact.Read Post
A strong U.S. economy, continued global growth improvement, a concerted effort by global central banks to remain accommodative as long as possible, and a general sense of complacency about valuations in the equity markets provided the backdrop for 2017’s wins.Read Post
If there is one thing that all investors can agree on from the first quarter of 2018, it is that volatility in the markets is most certainly back. But what does that mean, and why is it such a critical data point for market participants?Read Post
In what seems to typify modern markets, price and yield moves that used to take several months, now happen in a matter of weeks or merely days. The start of 2018 has been characterized by volatility and another leg higher in yields.Read Post
As 2017 closed, it has become clear that the "animal spirits" that guide the markets can shake off natural disasters, populist uprisings, a nuclear threat, and an ongoing stream of fodder for what once would have been Presidential scandals, but now pass for business as usual in the Trump Administration...Read Post
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