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We have been talking about interest rates with our clients at Glassman Wealth Services for years now, as historically low rates have retirees and those who rely on income from their portfolios yearning for yield. So the expectation of higher interest rates for many investors like our clients is not a bad thing since rising…

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Fewer than 18 months ago, Meredith Whitney put municipalities on notice for their poor fiscal health. In a scathing 60 Minutes interview, Ms. Whitney declared there would be “hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of defaults” in municipal markets. While her prediction has thus far proven inaccurate, state and local governments continue to struggle under…

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Individual investors continue to move out of stock and stock funds  and are now heavily underweight equities in favor of bonds according to the American Association of Individual Investors.  Allocations to stock and stock funds fell 3.4% to 53.1%, while allocations to bonds and bond funds increased 2.3% to 21.3%. The remaining 1.1% found its…

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