October 14, 2021

Inflation Is “In the House”

Inflation popped higher again in September and, yes, it’s in the house—housing prices that is. Maybe the single largest component of the Consumer Price Index, or CPI, is something called OER, or owners’ equivalent rent.

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March 2, 2021

Vanguard Searching For Mr. Good Growth

Vanguard’s game of manager musical chairs continues at U.S. Growth, as sub-adviser Jackson Square Partners was sent packing this week.

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October 2021 PDF

U.S. vs. China

Talk of defaults were catalysts for some big upsets on Wall Street in September as the world’s two largest superpowers battled for investors’ hearts, minds and portfolios. Concerns over Politburo policy maneuvers and the prospect of a massive corporate default vied with budget politics and Federal Reserve policies and predictions.

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Conservative Growth1.8%13.8%
Growth Index2.6%17.5%
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