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2021 Wealth Management Virtual Summit

The Wealth Management Virtual Summit features an expert financial commentary, a tax planning roundtable discussion, and a timely economic and market outlook.

Jim Baird Wealth Management
Webinar Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021; 1-1:45 p.m. EDT | Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021; 1-1:45 p.m. EDT 45 min watch Upcoming
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Retail sales beat expectations, rising moderately in August
The August retail sales report might have been a nice surprise, but it comes with a notable asterisk. Retailers benefited from an unexpected pickup in sales, but much of that gain was explained by negative revisions to July sales data.
Jim Baird Wealth Management
Blog September 16, 2021 2 min read
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How does the buildup of unused cash affect the near-term outlook for consumers?
Over the past year, consumers have tripled their cash balances, which should help to support both equity markets and economic growth in the months ahead.
Jim Baird Wealth Management
Blog September 16, 2021 1 min read
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Could equities be due for a pullback?
While an uptick in volatility at some point is inevitable, following an unusually long period without a market pullback, it’s not likely to mark the end of the bull market.
Jim Baird Wealth Management
Blog September 16, 2021 1 min read

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