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The sharp sell-off in municipal bonds in 2022 has created potential tax-equivalent yield opportunities that have rarely existed since 2009. Use this client-approved chart to help your clients understand the current market backdrop.
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Are past economic events haunting your clients’ concerns about inflation, rising interest rates, and the potential for a U.S. recession? If so, anchoring bias may be to blame. Omar Aguilar has three strategies to help advisors address this cognitive bias and realign your clients’ focus.
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Yields on Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) are up sharply in 2022. This chart provides a potential conversation starter to help your clients understand why a TIPS allocation might make sense.

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The sharp sell-off in municipal bonds in 2022 has created potential tax-equivalent yield opportunities that have rarely existed since 2009. Use this client-approved chart to help your clients understand the current market backdrop.
Behavioral finance
Investment Insights
Leadership Insights

Are past economic events haunting your clients’ concerns about inflation, rising interest rates, and the potential for a U.S. recession? If so, anchoring bias may be to blame. Omar Aguilar has three strategies to help advisors address this cognitive bias and realign your clients’ focus.
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Yields on Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) are up sharply in 2022. This chart provides a potential conversation starter to help your clients understand why a TIPS allocation might make sense.
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Slowing growth, elevated inflation, and tighter major central bank policies may support dividend-paying stocks, particularly if a global recession emerges. This chart provides a potential client conversation starter.
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An explanation of Form - and the events that would lead to its filing.
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Around the world, economies, growth, inflation, and asset class returns are constantly in flux. As a result, an active investment strategy that considers global opportunities may make sense to consider. This client-approved chart provides a potential conversation starter.
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How do you choose the right crypto-related ETF? This short paper is designed to help investors understand existing crypto-related ETFs, the differences and relationships between blockchain and cryptocurrencies, and how a crypto-related fund may complement a diversified portfolio.
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Learn why it's critical to have a more complete perspective of the risks inherent in municipal money market funds.
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After sharp losses early in 2022, U.S. bonds are at their highest yields in more than a decade, which may bode well for fixed income investors if the Federal Reserve stalls the U.S. economy. This client-approved chart provides a conversation starter.

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