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Weekly Economic Update

June 5th, 2014 | by Michael Drury at McVean Trading and Investments LLC

In a capitalist economy, the key leading indicator is profits. With real GDP growth in the first quarter revised down […]

What’s Ahead for China?

May 20th, 2014 | by Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading & Investments, LLC

The global economy is dealing with another episode of summer disappointment. It seems every year in the post Lehman period […]

Should We Still Own Municipal Bonds?

January 14th, 2011 | by Leonard Jackson

Municipal bonds, which have always been the cornerstone of any conservative investment portfolio, are going through a period of uncertainty […]

Latest from The Investing Pig

December 9th, 2010 | by Leonard Jackson

Check out the latest post in The Investing Pig for an indepth explanation of some of those economic indices that […]

The Bond Mystery

November 3rd, 2010 | by Leonard Jackson

Why should you buy bonds instead of stocks or other investments? Why does the price go up when the yield goes down? How do you know how to select a bond suitable for your portfolio? I’ve never been able to understand why bonds are such a mystery to people who are above average intelligence and who should be considered sophisticated investors.

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