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The team at Midwest Capital Advisors wants our clients to make smart financial decisions. Wise choices are easier when you are well-informed. The content here will hopefully enhance your general understanding of current issues related to financial and/or investment planning. The information may or may not pertain to or be appropriate for your particular financial situation. We are here to help you discern what is right for you, so please contact us with any questions.

bull and bear
3/20/20 | Market Updates Personal Finance

With volatility comes opportunity

With all the negative headlines and market volatility caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, I thought it would be timely to shed some light on what opportunities investors have right now. While there are a lot of things in this world that we cannot control ...

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COVID-19 virus bear bull
3/11/20 | Market Updates

COVID-19 and the market

Financial markets do not like bad news, and the current COVID-19 outbreak is no exception. While many investors are tempted to “do something” in times of volatile markets, the best move for long-term investors is often no move at all.

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Yogi Berra with quote
4/16/19 | Market Updates Personal Finance

Deja Vu All over Again

Investment fads are nothing new.

When selecting strategies for their portfolios, investors are often tempted to seek out the latest and greatest investment opportunities.

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Trump at Podium
11/15/16 | Market Updates Personal Finance

What does President Trump mean for investors?

​How political parties affect the markets and the economy

Now that the 2016 presidential election is over and we can refer to Donald Trump as President Trump, it’s time to examine some additional questions.

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10/24/16 | Market Updates

The Fed

Even casual observers of financial news know that “Fed watching” is a serious activity in the financial and business communities. Currently, Janet Yellen is Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, commonly known as the “Fed.” An understanding of the establishment of the Fed, its basic operation and powers, and its relationship with the Federal government and the banking community is especially important at a time when the direction of the economy is under constant scrutiny.

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