Observations and Perspectives: Playing Whack-a-mole in Wacko Season

A widely followed bond guru recently declared that investment markets have entered “wacko season.” Some of his reasons include bitcoin mania and also European junk bonds that yield the same as U.S. Treasuries (which would you invest in)? We do not disagree and would add to his already long wacko and confusion list:

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Clouds over Trump tax plan may curb appetite for U.S. stocks

Wall Street has tempered its expectations for sweeping U.S. tax cuts in the wake of President Donald Trump's stinging healthcare defeat, a move that could push investors to embrace cheaper global stocks after the heady U.S. rally of recent months.



Barron's Names David Wright of The Sierra Group to 2017 "Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors" Rankings

The Managing Director and Co-founder lands on list for third consecutive year

SANTA MONICA, CA (September 20, 2017) -- The Sierra Group of Companies today announced that managing director and co-founder David Wright has been named to Barron's Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors for the third consecutive year. Mr. Wright and Sierra are ranked 23rd out of 100, up from 42nd in 2016 and 56th in 2015. The Barron's rankings formula is based on three general categories: assets. revenue, and quality of practice as of June 30, 2017.

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Wright: For 10% Bond Returns, Look to Munis

Barron's Video| 3.28.2017

It's time to take profits in high-yield corporate bonds and buy high-yield municipals, says Sierra Strategic Income Fund co-manager David Wright.

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