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JFG Insights

Original, Useful Financial Wisdom & Insights

By the Jamison Financial Group

The JFG team delivers original and insightful commentary regarding the state of economic affairs and financial markets. Combining forward-looking financial modeling, commonsense research and real facts in easy to understand explanations. Topics include: noteworthy financial events, global perspectives, weekly recaps, U.S. highlights, the week ahead and more.

Candid, often witty, and most certainly – insightful

  • 07/26/2015 | by Sheila Jamison and Rich Jamison July 24, last updated July 26, 2015 Never satisfied with a headline, oil is back at the top of the page along with earnings this week as a simulant for financial market action and direction. As Greece, China, and...
  • 06/19/2015 | by Sheila Jamison & Rich Jamison June 19, 2015 We have a retirement crisis on the horizon. We’ve begun to hear the term a bit more frequently but it’s not being addressed adequately. Despite the recent increase in noise, it’s still being...
  • 06/08/2015 | by Sheila Jamison & Rich Jamison June 5, 2015 We added a surprisingly strong 280,000 non-farm jobs in May. What’s more, the March and April numbers were revised higher. Despite the weak Q1 GDP and a number of other shaky economic reports that...
  • 05/29/2015 | by Sheila Jamison From the time that Apple updated my iPhone with the “Apple Watch” icon, I knew I had to have it. And I couldn’t help admire the Milanese loop band. It was too classy to pass up. So I ordered one. Then I watched all the videos about...
  • 05/10/2015 | by Sheila & Rich Jamison     In its simplicity, “Sell in May and go away” ignores both dispersion and volatility. Dispersion speaks to the difference in performance of various market segments; e.g., how much does one sector outperform another....
  • 05/04/2015 | by Sheila & Rich Jamison “Sell in May and go away" Is a familiar market adage. On average, the 6-months from May through October (the “weak” period) is weaker (produces lower returns) than the other 6-months (the November through April “strong”...

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