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Monthly Commentary: Month Ending: March 31, 2018

April 20, 2018

Monthly Commentary from Kevin R. Miller, CEO Systelligence, Portfolio Manager The E-Valuator Risk Managed Strategy Funds Monthly Commentary: Month Ending: March 31, 2018   Fixed Income Assets: Fixed Income assets performed well coming off the Federal Reserve raising interest rates again. All but two Categories posted positive returns. High Yield and Non- Traditional bonds were […]

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Alliance Bernstein Global Macro Outlook

April 19, 2018

https://www.alliancebernstein.com/Instrumentation/Economic-Weeklies/Global_Macro_Outlook_April_2018.pdf

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A change in risk appetite

April 18, 2018

BLACKROCK: GLOBAL WEEKLY COMMENTARY Apr 16, 2018 By Richard Turnill Key points Investor risk appetite appears dented but not broken — the steady economic backdrop should support further rewards for equity risk taking. Global equities rose last week, Brent crude prices rallied and firming U.S. core inflation data sent U.S. 10-year inflation expectations higher. First-quarter […]

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Market Recap for Week Ended April 13:

April 17, 2018

Tech rebound Information technology stocks were among the biggest gainers of the week, as concerns about data privacy eased and the stocks recovered some of their recent losses. Tech’s comeback was reflected in the nearly 3% weekly gain for the NASDAQ, which is weighted more heavily in tech than other major indexes.   Nearly even […]

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Market News Q & A with Kevin Miller

April 16, 2018

Q: Why do you think the markets remained strong despite a volatile year?  A: The markets started off 2017 very strong based on the anticipation of what the future holds for regulations, taxes, etc.  As the year continued, the positive impact of an altered regulatory environment was beginning to impact the earnings for corporations thereby […]

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A Growing Question: Passive vs. Active. Alliance Bernstein Weighs In

April 13, 2018

The active/passive debate has been raging for years, and both approaches have merit. But there’s more to the story than meets the eye. Investors who commit too much to passive—and not enough to active—could face mounting risks. No one disputes that passive investing plays an important role in many investors’ portfolios—especially over the past decade. […]

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Market Recap for Week Ended April 6:

April 10, 2018

Earnings season optimism First-quarter earnings reports are scheduled to begin coming in this week, and analysts are expecting the strongest quarterly profit growth in eight years, in part due to the new tax law and its reduction of corporate rates. Earnings for companies in the S&P 500 are expected to rise an average of 18% […]

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Listen in on Kevin’s recent interview with Money Life.

April 10, 2018

Kevin Miller and Chuck Jaffe discuss The E-Valuator RMS Funds strategy and he responds to listeners questions on various Mutual Funds and ETFs.  

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Market Recap for Week Ended March 30:

April 6, 2018

Yield squeeze. Amid the latest round of volatility in the stock market, the yield of the 10-year U.S. Treasury bond fell to around 2.74%, the lowest level in about two months. Economic boost. The government’s latest GDP estimate pegged economic growth at an annual rate of 2.9% in the fourth quarter, up from an earlier […]

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Wondering what’s happening in Short Term Rates?

April 5, 2018

Goldman Notes What’s Happening in Short-Term Rates: https://www.gsam.com/content/gsam/us/en/advisors/market-insights/gsam-connect/2018/faq-whats-happening-in-short-term-rates.html   FAQ: What’s Happening in Short-Term Rates Overview Short-term interest rate markets have attracted considerable attention in the bond market recently, primarily due to a sharp rise in the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) relative to a measure of overnight interest rates known as overnight index swaps […]

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