Archive for December, 2013

GRANT & SYLLA: PAY ATTENTION TO WHAT FEDERAL RESERVE IS SAYING

December 20, 2013

PAY ATTENTION TO WHAT FEDERAL RESERVE IS SAYING

– Fed is more forthcoming and transparent

– Fed is world’s most powerful financial institution

– Fed influences economy and moves markets

PREMIUM: JAMES GRANT & RICHARD SYLLA

December 19, 20130 Comments

The Great Fed Debate!

Is the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Federal Reserve a cause for celebration or condemnation? Has the Fed, as Ben Bernanke said, “come full circle back to the original goal of preventing financial panics?” Two financial historians, James Grant and Richard Sylla, debate the benefits and dangers of the Fed and explore its history with us.

CORTAZZO & LEBENTHAL – MINIMIZING TAX PAIN

December 13, 2013

Nothing is certain but death and taxes and what is certain this year is that taxes have gone up. Increases in the social security tax rate, Federal laws such as the Affordable Care Act and the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, and stock market gains mean many Americans are facing much higher tax bills. Financial advisors Alexandra Lebenthal and Mark Cortazzo will help us minimize the pain.

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START TAKING SOME MONEY OFF THE MARKET TABLE

December 13, 2013

START TAKING SOME MONEY OFF THE MARKET TABLE

Several WealthTrack Great Investors, like Don Yacktman and Steven Romick, are holding cash.

– They see few undervalued investments

– They own very high quality securities

CORTAZZO & ALEXANDRA: LESSONS FROM FAMILY & SPORTS

December 13, 2013

Hear what it is like to be the third generation of Lebenthal to run the family firm from Alexandra Lebenthal and find out what sport “pole vaults” Mark Cortazzo’s life and energizes him in his career.

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