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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

  • 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”...
  • 04/18/2015 | – by Sheila & Rich Jamison - A longtime client recently shared a Dr. David Bernstein book on aging with us. That book made us question if we sometimes lose sight of the fact that financial planning is so much more than investment advice and...
  • 04/11/2015 |  by Sheila & Rich Jamison                We’ve recently asked a random sampling of people (both clients and others) what would they like to see on our website.* We’ve gotten lots of good feedback. We appreciate that as it is how we can make...

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