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Lockdown Redux?

June 29, 2020 First of all, we wish all of you an enjoyable and relaxing Independence Day weekend!  Although it will certainly be a bit different from year's past, the ...
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Artifex Flash Market Update June 12, 2020

  Flash Market Update   Federal Reserve Chairman J. Powell served markets a dose of reality in Congressional testimony Wednesday afternoon. A reminder of the stark short ...
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Breakout

May 29, 2020 Equities in the US emerged from an early May holding pattern with a strong upside move over the past two weeks. Various news items have been given credit ...
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Artifex Market Update - Reopening

    Reopening May 18, 2020   Global equity markets moved irregularly but moderately higher during the first half of May. Rallies and declines have hinged on momentary ...
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Coronavirus Survival Guide for Businesses

  One of our business partners, BizEquity, sent this informative guide to me last weekend, and I wanted to get it to our clients.  In addition to a crisis update, there ...
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Defensive Perimeter

March 12, 2020 President Trump’s address to the nation Wednesday evening was somber and determined. While it evidenced a commitment to ensure the safety of US, the ...
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Artifex February 2020 Commentary

February Market Commentary   March 4, 2020 February featured juxtaposed extremes of equity and bond market performance. In the first half of the month, several broad ...
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Artifex Financial Group Market Update

  February 28, 2020 Markets are attempting to quantify and discount the impact of widespread quarantines and resulting contractions of economic activity, especially in ...
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Artifex February Market Update

    Rally February 17, 2020 Domestic equity prices have staged a powerful upsurge since the end of January. Fueled by strong fourth quarter 2019 earnings reports and ...
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Artifex 2020 Outlook

  2020 Global Market Outlook January 14, 2020 Executive Summary Investors were delivered exceptionally strong returns last year and judging by the equity markets’ ...
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