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What Can Investors Expect From GDP Reports
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The most widely used measure of economic activity, gross domestic product (GDP), will soon be released for the first quarter by different countries.
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Congress moved at breakneck speed to provide relief for businesses and individuals. Here are the top regulatory actions investment advisors should monitor.
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The municipal bond market has been hit hard by COVID-19 and market volatility. Here are our answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.
Q&A on COVID-19: The Economy, Markets and What Investors Should Do
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We answer key questions about the coronavirus impact on the economy, markets and what investors should do.
2020 U.S. Market Outlook: Ramble On?
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Next year is set to start on a high note, with consumers and the Fed keeping the economy and market afloat; but risks remain elevated, including trade and elections.
2020 Global Market Outlook: New Heroes Needed
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Jeffrey Kleintop’s full 2020 outlook for global stocks and the economy.
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Featured episode: "Should you diversify differently?"

In this episode of Financial Decoder™, Omar Aguilar joins host Mark Riepe to discuss how cognitive biases might be preventing you from building a truly diversified portfolio—and how you can change that.

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Featured episode: “The Temptation of Now”

How are our choices influenced by how we experience time—both the here and now and the future? In this episode of Choiceology, host Katy Milkman examines the present bias, which has an outsized influence on the decisions we make, and how we can combat it. You’ll also hear from Nobel prize-winning economist Richard Thaler and renowned psychologist Angela Duckworth.

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