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Happy Birthday America!

Jul

2

Happy Birthday America!

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In preparing for this week’s National Birthday Party, I began to think about two things. One was an idea my daughter Beth raised, “wonder if we could find an old-time ice-cream churn?” You remember the kind? Wooden hand crank, packed in ice and rock salt? You put a towel over the ice and convince the […]

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A Letter to the President

Dec

12

A Letter to the President

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Dear Mr. President, I write you this note based upon my observations of the results by you and congress over these last four years, understanding that I have the daily responsibility to provide for my family, our staff of hard working employees, and all the wonderful clients that trust their livelihood to us. This country […]

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“Fiscal Cliff” Scenario Sticking to Playbook

Dec

4

“Fiscal Cliff” Scenario Sticking to Playbook

You would have to believe in Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny if you thought the initial flexibilities shown by both the Dems and GOP before Thanksgiving were early signs that we would see a quick agreement to avoid the fiscal cliff disaster fast approaching. We have to remember they were headed for a holiday […]

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Not the Party of Reagan

Nov

19

Not the Party of Reagan

Many of us held out hope that America would come to its senses and vote for Romney on Election night. Deep in our craw, we at HMC Partners felt the election would go just as it did. In fact, we moved vast portions of our client’s portfolios equity positions into a myriad of bonds and […]

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And the winner is….

Nov

6

And the winner is….

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When this blog goes live hurricane Sandy will be a storm in the record books, trick or treat time is over, and we will be watching the as the polls close to learn of our new president. The market will now focus on who is in the White House and what he will do now […]

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