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LPL’s Recession Watch

By | April 1st, 2019|Featured News, Paramount Private Wealth Blog|

Important Disclosures: Investing in stock includes numerous specific risks including: the fluctuation of dividend, loss of principal and potential illiquidity of the investment in a falling market. NYSE Composite Index measures the performance of all stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The NYSE Composite Index includes more than 1,900 stocks, of which over [...]

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LPL Outlook 2019 – FUNDAMENTAL: How to Focus on What Really Matters in the Markets

By | December 26th, 2018|Featured News, Paramount Private Wealth Blog|

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Emotional Biases – The Herding Behavior

By | October 24th, 2018|Featured News, Paramount Private Wealth Blog|

“If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.” ~ General George S. Patton The heard is often wrong. As the name indicates, Herding Behavior is a phenomenon observed in the animal kingdom. Schools of fish, giant herds of antelope and elephants demonstrate this behavior - acting in unison, as if choreographed, moving from water [...]

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Emotional Biases – Anchoring

By | October 18th, 2018|Featured News, Paramount Private Wealth Blog|

“the only thing we have to fear is fear itself” ~Franklin D Roosevelt Do you remember what you were doing 10 years ago at this time? I’ve asked a couple of people and they vaguely remember - working at x company, getting laid off, etc... The younger the person, the less they can specifically identify [...]

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October 2018 Market Volatility – LPL Market Update

By | October 17th, 2018|Paramount Private Wealth Blog|

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MIDYEAR 2018 Outlook

By | September 25th, 2018|Paramount Private Wealth Blog|

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Gauging the Economy – Riding the Rails

By | September 14th, 2018|Paramount Private Wealth Blog|

In trying to judge how an economy is performing, there are several indicators that can be analyzed. Some are leading indicators - those that measure growth and expansion i.e. people doing better financially; new orders for capital goods (cars, refrigerators, home improvement projects) et cetera. Some are lagging indicators - those that you see somewhat [...]

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Navy Seal Shannon Rusch Motivates Financial Advisors

By | April 20th, 2016|Paramount Private Wealth Out and About|

What sets SEAL training apart from other military branches is the assertion that SEAL training is the toughest in the world.  Now apply that same principles to yourself as a leader. Eliminate the parameters that are restricting your progress and do a gut check. Find the internal motivation necessary to make things happen to ensure your [...]

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Outlook 2016

By | March 1st, 2016|Paramount Private Wealth Blog|

 

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Maintaining a Long-Term Perspective

By | February 19th, 2016|Paramount Private Wealth Blog|

Staying focused on long-term goals can be difficult during periods of heightened volatility such as we have experienced over the last six months. Although the list of market concerns has grown, it remains important to see the full picture and remain committed to a long-term plan. There are some legitimate concerns that have played into [...]

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