Monthly Archives: August 2012

August Market Commentary

Much of July consisted of market participants eagerly awaiting announcements from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank (ECB). The main expectation was for some form of concrete action to revitalize lackluster economies in the wake of the … Continue reading

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Income Gap

The recent low interest rate environment has resulted in lower income from short-term fixed income investments. Relying on yields alone may not generate the cash flow needed to meet your income requirements in retirement. If you are looking to generate … Continue reading

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Keeping It Real

Inflation has averaged 3.1% over the last 30 years. This might not seem like much, but this reported figure only tracks total goods and services purchased by the typical consumer. This is a good measure for the economy at large, … Continue reading

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BCGS Newsletter 08/2012

Download Full Version here: News from BCG Securities August 2012 Market Commentary Investors continued to monitor the situation in Europe, as news on Spanish financials moved markets both down (poor Spanish bank audits) and up (support loans for Spanish banks). … Continue reading

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