Diamonds

I often meet people with investment accounts at Edward Jones, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, etc.  When they learn that I am an Independent Financial Advisor the next question is usually this: "how are you different from my guy at insert brand name broker here"?  I think the following story about purchasing a diamond ring helps …

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Investing Trends: International Equities

As investors living in the United States, most investing "media" covers the US equities markets.  When someone tells you "the market was up again today", you may immediately think about the Dow Jones or S&P 500 indexes.  However, US stocks only make up about 52% of the global equity markets weighted by market capitalization - …

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