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Albion Financial Group Conference Call Replay

From November 16th, 2021 To watch the Zoom video recording, please click on the below button: To listen to the audio only version, please click play below: Skip to a section of the call: 00:02:27 – John Bird 00:07:54 – Albion’s ESG Portfolio offering 00:12:28 – Jason Ware on the Economy & Markets in 2021 […]

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Weekly Market Recap

Most US equity indices finished the week slightly lower, due in large part to a higher-than-expected consumer price inflation (CPI) print for the month of October. Core inflation (ex food and energy) rose to 4.6% y/y, while headline inflation exceeded 6% for the first time since 1990. See the Chart of the Week for a […]

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Tapering is upon us at last. In a move that surprised no one, the US Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that it would begin tapering its monthly purchases of Treasuries and MBS by approximately $15 billion per month, beginning immediately. Given the previous run rate of $120 billion per month, it would take 8 months […]

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Large cap technology stocks led the market higher last week thanks in large part to stellar earnings results from tech bellwethers like Alphabet (Google) and Microsoft. The rally pushed the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq Composite to fresh record highs on the final day of October, with the S&P and Nasdaq both delivering a return […]

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Highlights from the American Families Tax Proposal

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Third Quarter 2021 – Quarterly Letter

October 25, 2021 The autumnal equinox made it official and now the changing colors of the tree leaves strongly confirm that we have arrived in the final season of the year. This quarter’s letter contains uniquely global observations from our CEO & co-founder John Bird’s recent experience in the United Kingdom. Then on the Economy […]

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News regarding the pandemic was positive last week. Covid-19 case counts continued to fall in the US and globally, and on Thursday the FDA and CDC jointly announced new recommendations that made nearly 100 million Americans immediately eligible for a vaccine booster shot. All Americans aged 65 or older that originally received a 2-course regimen […]

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Albion’s Year End Conference Calls

All clients and friends of the firm are invited to attend. Register in advance for these presentations below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the call. When: Nov 17, 2021 09:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada) Click the below to register for the Morning Conference Call When: Nov […]

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Weekly Market Recap

Equities rallied around the world last week as Q3 earnings season got underway, with several of the large US banks reporting strong trading results and record M&A deal flow. Gains in large cap stocks pushed the S&P and Dow back to within 1.5% of their all-time highs from early September, while the Nasdaq remains roughly […]

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Last week’s biggest news was Senate Republicans offering (and Democrats accepting) an agreement to raise the US national debt ceiling by $480 billion, eliminating the near term risk of a technical default on US Treasuries and giving Democrats time to pass a budget reconciliation bill with a new debt ceiling limit that would alleviate the […]