Moat Investing: A Month of Notable Index Additions - Friday, 07/31/2015

    Ten companies were added to the Index in late June 2015. Several well-known firms headlined the group of new constituents including Google, Inc. (GOOGL), American Express Co. (AXP), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), The Hershey Co. (HSY), and Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA).



    Munis: No Summer Doldrums - Thursday, 07/30/2015

    The muni market has been receiving a great deal of mostly hard-earned attention in all sorts of media this summer. Possibly the spotlight will enlighten an investing population on how tightly woven municipal bonds are...



    Special Gold Market Update 07/28/15 - Tuesday, 07/28/2015

    July 28, 2015: While we believe gold stocks are radically oversold, the market is very out of favor with investors and a more gold-positive environment is needed for a turnaround. Gold responds to events that pose a risk to the U.S. or global financial system.




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