- The majority of fund managers say global economic growth is almost out of steam. At 59%, this marks the highest reading for a late-cycle view since August 2008. It's getting late in the game, and a recession isn't that far off.
- The gold trade and the Fed. Strange bedfellows. The negative gold trade for three days following FOMC statements.
- Adding value, and generating some positive PR with clients, during tax season. Gaining exposure to new prospects and building credibility.
- Running the numbers, it rarely makes sense to buy a new car. FYI, that 'new-car smell' is actually a carcinogen.
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Fund managers see economic slowdown, looming recession
Plus: Gold and the Fed, adding value during tax season, and the reasons not to buy a new car
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