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Dividend Strategies

Dividend Strategies

How much do you know about dividends? Our Wealth Management Research team breaks down how to use dividends to upgrade quality and augment long-term returns.
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What a Recession Means for Markets

What a Recession Means for Markets

2022 has been a difficult year for investors, especially in U.S. equity markets. Are we in a recession? What does the current environment mean for companies and investors?
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Russian Aggression and Outlook

Russian Aggression and Outlook

Following news of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, global equities traded sharply lower on Thursday, and U.S. equities followed suit. What concerns should investors have moving forward? Our Wealth Management Research team offers their outlook.
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Will Global Supply Chain Woes Spread to the North Pole?

Will Global Supply Chain Woes Spread to the North Pole?

While optimism remains high for a strong 2021 holiday shopping season, persistent production and transportation bottlenecks could limit the availability of gifts under the tree this year.
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Diversity in Company Leadership: More Work to Be Done

Diversity in Company Leadership: More Work to Be Done

The rapid growth of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing over the past decade has been a galvanizing force in making companies consider the interests of all “stakeholders” in their business decisions, rather than only shareholder interests.
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Urban Exodus: Americans Heading to the ’Burbs

Urban Exodus: Americans Heading to the ’Burbs

While many Americans have been spending more time in their homes, others are busy relocating to new homes. In fact, the U.S. may be experiencing a new “urban flight” — an increase in the numbers of large-city dwellers escaping to the suburbs.
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Coronavirus Shocks Markets, but Market Decline Creates Opportunity for Long-Term Investors

Coronavirus Shocks Markets, but Market Decline Creates Opportunity for Long-Term Investors

As volatility continues amidst coronavirus concerns, our Wealth Management Research team reminds us to stay calm and seek opportunities.
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The Changing Shape of How We Shop: 2019 and Beyond

The Changing Shape of How We Shop: 2019 and Beyond

Throughout 2019, the U.S. consumer has remained the strongest part of the global economy. Yet, despite solid consumer spending, retail companies continue to face challenges.
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The ABCs of ESG: Evaluating the Environmental Practices of a Company

The ABCs of ESG: Evaluating the Environmental Practices of a Company

The carbon footprint of a company factors heavily into its Environmental rating — both the amount of carbon generated as a result of a company’s operations, as well as the carbon impact of the company’s finished goods or services...
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The ABCs of ESG: Evaluating the Governance Practices of a Company

The ABCs of ESG: Evaluating the Governance Practices of a Company

As defined by Sustainalytics, a firm focused solely on providing ESG research on publicly-traded companies, Governance analysis is an evaluation of how well a company is structured and managed in order to “build sustainable, long-term value that can be delivered to shareholders and other stakeholders in a fair and transparent manner”...
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