Spectrum Management Blog

By Spectrum Management Group | June 12, 2017

Video: An Introduction to Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offer investors the ability to diversify over an entire sector or market segment in a single investment. Find out how they are created and what they can do for your portfolio.

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Topics: Markets and Investing, Stocks, ETF

By Spectrum Management Group | May 17, 2017

Video: Martin Feldstein Says U.S. Economy is in Very Good Shape

 

Martin Feldstein, professor of economics at Harvard University, discusses the U.S. economy and outlook for the second quarter. He speaks with Bloomberg's Alix Steel, Jonathan Ferro and David Westin on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."

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Topics: Markets and Investing, Market Outlook, Economy

By Spectrum Management Group | May 16, 2017

It's Not Just the VIX - Low Volatility is Everywhere

 

The current slump in expectations of market volatility is not just a stock market phenomenon -- it is the lowest it's been for years across fixed income, currency and commodity markets around the world.

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Topics: Markets and Investing, Stocks, Economy

By Spectrum Management Group | November 3, 2016

It's Time to Move Past the Election and Focus on the U.S. Stock Market

As the presidential election draws to its conclusion, it's time to focus on building a stock portfolio that's focused on growth. The deferred interest in investing is about to return with a vengence, and people will start to realize that the market isn't in such bad shape after all. Keep reading for more information about the post-election stock market and how you should plan ahead. 

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Topics: Markets and Investing

By Spectrum Management Group | October 25, 2016

Here's Warren Buffett's 'Not to Do' List

Most readers are familiar with Warren Buffet; he's not only the world's 3rd richest man, but he's also widely acknowledged as one of the greatest investors to ever walk the earth.  However, his massive achievement in the world of investments is due mostly to the fact that he does less than his peers. Read more to learn about Warren Buffett's advice for investors. 

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Topics: Markets and Investing

By Spectrum Management Group | September 27, 2016

Video: Tips for Navigating a Volatile Stock Market

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Topics: Markets and Investing

By Spectrum Management Group | September 8, 2016

Video: What Hedge Funds Bring to Your Investment Portfolio

 

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Topics: Markets and Investing

By Spectrum Management Group | September 1, 2016

Central Bank-Proofing Your Investment

 Today, we're featuring a video from Bloomberg GO; Jim Caron of Morgan Stanley Investment Management discusses investment strategies.  

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Topics: Markets and Investing

By Spectrum Management Group | August 9, 2016

Here's Why Stock Investors Should Be Excited by the Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympics have started, and while it's an exciting time for athletes and their supporters, it's also a great time to be a stock market investor. Keep reading for interesting information about the effect of the Olympics on the stock market, with stats to back it up. 

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Topics: Markets and Investing, Stocks

By Spectrum Management Group | July 26, 2016

These Things Already Cost More Due to Brexit

The warnings about the negative effects of the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union last month are already manifesting in an increase in the cost of goods and services. The value of the pound has decreased, as has consumer confidence. Keep reading for more information about the consequences of this pivotal vote. 

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Topics: Markets and Investing