Presidential Election Cycles and the U.S. Stock Market

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Market Reflections “Historical Performance Following Strong Years”

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Retirement Income Puzzle

What Do People Have Against Retirement Income?

Over the past few years, economists have expended a lot of time and energy attempting to explain what they call ” the annuity puzzle.” The puzzle is this: A guaranteed lifetime income is a valuable thing (especially if it comes with regular cost-of-living adjustments), and people who receive one through a traditional state or corporate pension are generally very happy with it.

Real World Index Annuity Returns

Real World Index Annuity Returns

16 Pages Posted: 7 Oct 2009 Last revised: 6 Jan 2011 Date Written: December 27, 2010 * We offer the first empirical exploration of fixed indexed annuity returns based upon actual contracts that were sold and actual interest that was credited. * Annuity returns have been competitive with alternative portfolios of stocks and bonds.

In Retirement: Time To Abandon The 4% Rule??

Retirement: Time To Abandon The 4% Rule

With the prolonged era of historically low interest rates artificially created by central banks, retirement savers have been forced out of conservative assets like Treasury bonds, CDs, and high-grade bonds and pushed into riskier assets like growth stocks and junk bonds.

Market will be 10 percent higher in 2020 than 2019: Gradient Investments’ Mariann Montagne

Market will be 10 percent higher in 2020 than 2019: Gradient Investments’ Mariann Montagne

Mariann Montagne, Gradient Investments, and Rich Weiss, American Century Investments, join ‘The Exchange’ to discuss if market valuations are turning more profitable.

An Interesting Index

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Americo Edutisement Fixed Indexed Annuities

Retirement Guarantees in Uncertain Times

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