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WSJ: Bill Smead on the Fed’s Interest Rate Hike

Rate Liftoff Gives a Boost to U.S. Stocks By Sarah Krouse and Katy Burne For more information go to www.wsj.com. The information contained in this article represents SCM’s opinions, and should not be construed as personalized or individualized investment advice. Past performance is no guarantee

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Historical Rates Impact Common Stocks

Time and coincidence often cloud our own perception. Consider interest rates. Most Baby Boomers and Generation Xers became adults (21 or older) between 1965 and 2005. During that period, these adults witnessed an aberration in the history of interest rates—monumental highs (20%) and levels consistently above historical norms.

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The Longer You Are Right, the Smarter You Are

William Smead Chief Executive Officer Chief Investment Officer Dear Clients and Prospective Clients: There is an amazing fact in investment analysis. The longer you are right, the greater the amount of intelligence people attribute to you. Along those same lines the more money you make

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