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How to juggle government bonds and stocks in unprecedented times

Keith Balmer of BMO Global Asset Management The role of fixed income securities in a multi-asset portfolio is being questioned in today’s markets. Generally, high quality bonds such as government debt have been an ideal medium for equity holdings in a multi-asset portfolio. Correlations between stocks and fixed income securities …

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Is ICL Group (TLV: ICL) Using Too Much Debt?

Legendary fund manager Li Lu (whom Charlie Munger supported) once said, “The biggest risk in investing is not price volatility, but whether you will suffer a permanent loss of capital. So it seems like smart money knows that debt – which is usually linked to bankruptcies – is a very …

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Northam government signs 80 new bills

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Gov. Ralph Northam (D) signed off on a wide range of measures passed during this year’s legislative session – already 80 bills in total – his office said on Friday. Legislation approved by Northam includes those that provide homeowners with foreclosure protections, allow some Virginia college …

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South Carolina governor signs bill banning most abortions

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster (right) on Thursday signed a bill that would ban most abortions in the state, the latest state to adopt strict abortion restrictions. The new law, dubbed the South Carolina Fetal Heart Rate and Abortion Protection Act, prohibits abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected …

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Planned Parenthood offers fewer breast screenings, wellness exams and more abortions, transgender services

This month, the Planned Parenthood Federation of America quietly released its 2019-2020 Annual Report with little fanfare. As in previous years, the total number of abortions as well as taxpayer funding increased. Meanwhile, the amount of private funding and active individual contributors has declined, the latter considerably. The organization’s super …

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