Economic Outlook

Poking the Bear


Dating back more than a century, the colorful idiom came into prominence during the Cold War as a warning to avoid angering the nuclear-armed Soviet Union.  “Poking the bear” refers to an act of deliberately antagonizing someone or something to provoke a reaction, an apropos expression that can be easily applied to several prominent issues …

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Market Update | Election Edition


This month, we look at major events affecting the global markets, including the U.S. presidential election, correction in the Technology sector and a spike in coronavirus cases across Europe and emerging market countries. Below is a summary of market performance as of September 30, 2020, as well as our analysis of possible election scenarios. Figure …

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The 2020 Tax & Economic Outlook


by Timothy P. Speiss The first quarter of a new year is always a good opportunity to see if the economic prognosticators are on track with their investment outlooks for the year ahead. One forum that has been, and again promises to be, a valuable source of financial information is the annual Lido Family Office …

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