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Short and Sharp: Markets finally catching up with the Eurozone’s strength



Something’s up in Europe. And if the situation continues, more things may be up in a year’s time. Growth is up; 2017 probably saw the strongest pace of economic expansion in the euro area since 2011. Despite this, the consensus view has been that the European Central Bank (ECB) will continue…

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Market Bull Beats Liability Bear by a Nose in 2017



Happy 401(k) investors across the U.S. know that the stock market bull had quite a run in 2017. Sure, investment professionals can argue subtle points around the relative strength of growth vs. value, small vs. large cap, or emerging market potential, but it honestly didn’t take a lot of skill to…

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