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How Might Markets React to a Trump Impeachment?

Impeachment or not, the markets weather the storm.

Doug Fabian,

Jan 15, 2018

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Market Volatility and Your Next Steps

Why are financial markets so volatile right now? Should you change your investment strategy to adapt to these market corrections?

Doug Fabian,

Feb 14, 2018

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More Volatility Ahead

How did the markets perform Q1 2018?

Doug Fabian,

Mar 2, 2018

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What Should Be My Focus Now?

If you're tempted to adjust your portfolio in a volatile market, listen to this first before making a move.

Doug Fabian,

Mar 16, 2018

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Tariffs, rate hikes and other market drivers

During the first half of 2018 there was plenty of market volatility. How should you respond?

Doug Fabian,

Mar 26, 2018

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Market Update, Best Money Practices, Action Steps

Why proper asset allocation is crucial to your investment success, particularly during market volatility.

Doug Fabian,

Apr 2, 2018

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Market Update & Outlook with Don Calcagni

Hear about how low unemployment and strong economic growth were tailwinds in 2017.

Doug Fabian,

Apr 24, 2018

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Update: The Market Scoreboard in 2018

Market volatility is back and it's taken a toll on investor confidence. In times likes these, it's important to review and reconnect to your long-term financial goals.

Doug Fabian,

May 25, 2018

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Market Scoreboard for the First Half of 2018

How did the markets perform in the first half of 2018?

Doug Fabian,

Jul 5, 2018

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Part II, Market Scoreboard for the First Half of 2018

It's mid-year 2018 and despite negative news, earning season expectations are better than expected. How may this impact your portfolio?

Doug Fabian,

Jul 12, 2018

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Mercer Advisors Capital Markets Update and Outlook: July 2018

Hear about Q2 2018 market volatility, equity and fixed income returns, and the progress of growth for US and international economies.

Donald Calcagni,

Jul 25, 2018

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Navigating a Stock Market Correction

Having the proper mindset, asset allocation, and portfolio diversification can help your financial plan stay on course, especially during market corrections.

Doug Fabian,

Aug 22, 2018

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Portfolio Management to Navigate a Stock Market Correction

Financial market corrections are common occurrences, but that doesn't mean they're pleasant. How can you weather through volatile market cycles?

Doug Fabian,

Sep 14, 2018

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Good Things Can Happen in Bad Markets with Don Calcagni

Bull and bear markets are common occurrences. Learn how market corrections work and how investors can react during down market cycles.

Doug Fabian,

Sep 20, 2018

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Your Financial Market Update

How were the markets doing up to Q3 2018? What were potential headwinds and tailwinds for the rest of 2018?

Doug Fabian,

Oct 4, 2018

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October 2018 Markets Update and Investment Management Outlook

Find out where the markets landed at the end of Q3 2018, the return of volatility, and how the US and global economy is growing.

Donald Calcagni, Doug Fabian, Drew Kanaly,

Oct 24, 2018

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The Dos and Dont’s of Approaching the Market During Volatile Times

Market volatility before elections are normal, but it doesn't mean we have to like it. We examine the markets before the mid-term 2018 elections.

Doug Fabian,

Oct 26, 2018

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The Post-Election Market Update Podcast

The 2018 mid-term elections and the impact on your investment portfolio.

Doug Fabian,

Nov 13, 2018

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Portfolio Management And Steps To Take In A Volatile Market

How should you deal with market volatility? What can you do to keep market swings in perspective?

Doug Fabian, Donald Calcagni,

Dec 10, 2018

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Assessing Your Personal Portfolio Management Scorecard

Learn how to use a scorecard to track your investments and put yourself on a path for success in 2019.

Doug Fabian,

Jan 4, 2019

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January 2019 Capital Markets Outlook

Watch the webinar to gain insights on the state of the US economy and global financial markets.

Donald Calcagni, Doug Fabian, Drew Kanaly,

Jan 30, 2019

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Putting the US-China Trade War in Context: Questions & Answers

Trade negotiations between the United States and China broke down last month – here are some answers so some of the more pressing questions frequently asked.

Donald Calcagni,

Jun 12, 2019

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Mercer Advisors Capital Markets Update and Outlook: July 2019

Watch the webinar to gain insights on the state of the US economy and global financial markets.

Donald Calcagni, Doug Fabian,

Jul 31, 2019

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Takeaway from Dow’s Latest Plummet: Hold Steady

The blogosphere, financial media, and talking heads will make yesterday’s sell-off sound cataclysmic; indeed, it was the fourth largest point sell off for the Dow Jones Industrial Average in its 123 year history. That sounds dramatic; but in reality this isn’t how we should be thinking about market declines.

Donald Calcagni,

Aug 15, 2019

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What’s Going on with the Repo Market?

The repo market is a critical resource for large businesses and the global financial system. In fact, volatility in the repo market can impact Fed policy.

Donald Calcagni,

Sep 26, 2019

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Avoid The Perils Of Market (Mis) Timing

Markets have recently reach an all-time high, but what do you do when the market declines? Do you struggle with the impulse to sell all your stocks? While we are hardwired to dislike losses twice as much as we enjoy gains, this behavioral response also can cause us to miss out on the gains that follow. Read more here.

Larry Solomon,

Nov 1, 2019

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It’s a Bull Market, Do I Sell?

“Wait it out” or “cash it out” are often common thoughts during these market highs and lows. But while capturing gains may be top of mind, more important is rebalancing your portfolio.

Donald Calcagni,

Dec 2, 2019

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Mercer Advisors Capital Markets Update and Outlook: January 2020

Donald Calcagni, Doug Fabian, Drew Kanaly,

Jan 29, 2020

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The Coronavirus & Financial Markets: Advice for Investors

A spike in new coronavirus cases outside of China, especially in Italy and South Korea, has put investors on edge.

Donald Calcagni,

Feb 26, 2020

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Impact on the Markets from Coronavirus and Oil Price Wars

Donald Calcagni, Doug Fabian, Drew Kanaly,

Mar 10, 2020

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Inflation: The Fed, Unemployment, and Gold

The federal government is on the cusp of passing the largest fiscal stimulus package in U.S. history. What does this mean for inflation and gold?

Donald Calcagni,

Mar 27, 2020

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Are We on the Cusp of a Second Great Depression?

The Great Depression was the greatest economic calamity in American history. Is history about to repeat itself?

Donald Calcagni,

Apr 9, 2020

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What’s Happening in the Oil Market?

For the first time in history, the price of a barrel of oil has gone negative. What should investors make of this?

Donald Calcagni,

Apr 22, 2020

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Can States File for Bankruptcy

For investors who own municipal bonds and are worried about state bankruptcies, find out why this is an unlikely option.

Donald Calcagni,

Apr 30, 2020

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Q1 Capital Markets Update: Bright Spots Amid COVID-19 Clouds

We put the current market volatility in perspective and answer clients’ questions about what’s next.

Mercer Advisors,

Apr 30, 2020

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First Quarter 2020 Update on the Markets

Doug Fabian, Donald Calcagni,

May 13, 2020

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Podcast

What is Driving the Market?

Donald Calcagni,

Jun 25, 2020

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Mercer Advisors Capital Markets Update and Outlook: July 2020

Donald Calcagni, Doug Fabian, Laura Cuber, CFP®,

Jul 30, 2020

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