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August 13, 2018

MARKET COMMENTARY
 
 
Let’s talk Turkey!
 
So, how did a country that represents just about 1.4 percent of the world’s economy spark a global selloff?
 
Turkey was once a rising star. The country’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan took office in 2003 and his “conservative, pro-business policies helped pull the country back from an economic crisis,” reported Financial Times.
 
As Turkey’s economy strengthened, investors saw opportunity. Investments from outside the country averaged about $13 billion a year, according to World Bank figures cited by Financial Times, although investment slowed after terror attacks in 2015. read more

July 16, 2018

MIDYEAR OUTLOOK 2018: THE PLOT THICKENS



For the second half of 2018, continued economic growth and market gains may bring the heightened drama of increased volatility.  So while there may be some twists and turns ahead, at LPL Research we expect the positive fundamentals may prevail. READ MORE

August 1, 2018

UDB FINANCIAL MONTHLY FOCUS


How Inflation Threatens Retirees


Its effect is subtle, yet significant.
 
In retirement, you face a quiet financial threat. Over time, inflation may erode your purchasing power.
 
Even mild inflation eventually reduces the value of a dollar. If consumer prices rise just 2% a year for the next 25 years, $50,000 will buy the equivalent of $30,477 by the end of 2041. Or to put it another way, a car that costs $50,000 today will cost $82,030 by then. If inflation approaches levels seen before the Great Recession, there will be more to worry about: after 10 years of 5% inflation, it would take $163 to buy the groceries $100 could today.1,2
 


      Congratulations to Joey Bollinger for receiving LPL's Chairman's Club award.  This award is presented to  less than 5% of the firm's approximately 15,000 advisors. Based on annual production.

• Joey Bollinger,

Financial Consultant

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