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  • by Clint Cowles, CMT

What’s happening in stocks? Let’s ask volatility.

We’ve been hearing a lot about the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) lately and how volatility is back in the stock market for 2018. That’s true to an extent, but is there enough fear in this market to tip the scales and bring back the bear? Let’s look at how its played out in the past.

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  • by Kate Healy
  • Managing Director, Generation Next, TD Ameritrade Institutional

AdvoKate: Busy year for an #RIANextGen rising star

When Trinity Wealth Management’s Marjorie Wentz packed her bags and flew out to San Diego from the East Coast for National LINC 2017, little did she know that 20 miles away at Philadelphia’s Temple University, Financial Planning Junior, Kelly Bradley, was doing the same thing.

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Excesses building up in the belly of US Treasuries

Geopolitics, fiscal policy developments, and POTUS Tweets regularly jolt the global markets, but yields on U.S. Treasuries are quickly becoming the most talked about and feared topic worldwide.

Whether it be 10 year notes breaking above the 3% linchpin or the looming inversion of the yield curve, financial gurus are pounding the table about how rates are in one way or another going to derail the appetite for risk and send the economy into a recession.

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