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Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: “Continuity” At Fed, Not Best For Long-Term
Date: October 30, 2017
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The short-short list for new Fed Chair includes Janet Yellen, Fed Governor Jerome Powell and Stanford economist John Taylor, the author of the “Taylor Rule.” Right now Jerome Powell – a former Wall Street executive at Dillon Reed – is the runaway favorite. Taylor and Yellen are a very distant second and third. The Trump […]

Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: Can We Afford a Tax Cut?
Date: October 23, 2017
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Congress took a big step last week toward enacting some sort of tax cuts and tax reform. That big step was the US Senate passing a budget resolution creating the room for ten years of tax cuts totaling $1.5 trillion with a simple majority vote. This procedure means there is no need to break a […]

Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: GDP Growth Looking Good
Date: October 16, 2017
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Next week, government statisticians will release the first estimate for third quarter real GDP growth. In spite of hurricanes, and continued negativity by conventional wisdom, we expect 2.8% growth. If we’re right about the third quarter, real GDP will be up 2.2% from a year ago, which is exactly equal to the growth rate since […]

Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: Stocks Won
Date: October 2, 2017
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Next Monday (October 9th) will be exactly ten years from the stock market peak before the Financial Panic of 2008. Imagine that Doctor Doom, the perceived “best analyst in the business,” told you on that night, when markets peaked, that financial authorities would allow mark-to-market accounting rules to burn the banking system to the ground, […]

Rogan & Associates: Competent and Honest
Date: September 27, 2017
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With Rogan & Associates, you get honesty and competency. Half of the financial advisors working today have entered the workforce 2009 or later. Our 5 main advisors have over 100 yrs of financial planning experience. If you would like us to help you plan your future, give us a call at 727-712-3400.  

Why you should welcome Market Fluctuations
Date: September 14, 2017
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Don’t you love buying things on sale? Watch our video on why you should feel the same way about market fluctuations.

Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: Time To Drain The Fed Swamp
Date: September 12, 2017
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The Panic of 2008 was damaging in more ways than people think. Yes, there were dramatic losses for investors and homeowners, but these markets have recovered. What hasn’t gone back to normal is the size and scope of Washington DC, especially the Federal Reserve. It’s time for that to change. D.C. institutions got away with […]

Media and Investing: What You Should Know
Date: September 7, 2017
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The media says the stock market is due for a major correction. Is it? Watch our video on why you should not let the media affect your decisions when it comes to financial planning.

Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: Don’t Fret ‘Debt Ceiling’ Debt Drama
Date: August 28, 2017
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Think that title sounds familiar? It is. We’ve been here before. And, as before, the “debt ceiling” is a gold mine for some politicians, journalists, and analysts. A possible government shutdown, or reaching a “hard” debt ceiling, are both fun for pessimists to talk about. It seems to happen every couple of years and, as […]

Are you playing it too safe with long term investing?
Date: August 3, 2017
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What is the difference in investing for safety (treasury bonds) or the S&P 500 over 10 years? Old school thinking and pessimism can cost you a lot of money over the long term. Watch this important video about long term investing.