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Waiting Game Waiting Game Seems like we're doing a lot of waiting right now: Waiting for a vaccine to be distributed, waiting for a new administration, waiting for small businesses to be able to reopen, waiting for people to go back to work, and Continue Reading The latest from Tim & Bruce: Moving On Moving On We’re all familiar with how long of a year it’s been, so we’ll spare you from having to rehash the drama. Instead, let’s look forward now that the election is behind us (mostly). Let’s move past 2020. First Trust is a Continue Reading The latest from Tim & Bruce: Ad Newseam Ad Newseam Similar to “Ad nauseam,” the Latin term for an argument or discussion that has continued to the point of nausea, but applied to news media. We’ve heard and talked so much about COVID-19 and the election this year, we’re taking this Continue Reading The latest from Tim & Bruce: From the Ash Heap From the Ash Heap Today the half-million Oregon individuals who evacuated their homes, the thousands whose homes, farms, or businesses are in ashes, and the unbearable story of the Tofte family and the others who lost their lives are quite literally in our prayers.  He raises the poor Continue Reading The latest from Tim & Bruce: GROSS Domestic Product GROSS Domestic Product Our government has been working to avoid an outright depression with a $3+ Trillion stimulus plan, and another $1 to $3 Trillion being debated in DC.  But the downside will be very obvious on Thursday when the projected GROSS Domestic Continue Reading The latest from Tim & Bruce: It’s all fun and gains until… It's all fun and gains until... It’s all fun and gains for a handful of stocks this year, but for the rest, it’s been tough. If you’re not a “FAANG” company (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, or Google), or a company that’s blazing a path in the Continue Reading The latest from Tim & Bruce:

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