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Business and Market Update – March 27, 2020

Upcoming data will indicate the sky is falling… We are starting to receive economic data reflecting the impact of COVID-19 on the US economy.  For example, unemployment claims for the week ending 3/20/20 were recently reported and came in at over 3.2 million.  Is the sky falling? It will be difficult to put into context […]

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Political Risk

Political risk is a type of risk that can be materially affected by political decisions, events, or conditions.  Investors should recognize that this type of risk differs from more traditional economic risks. Currently, company specific investment analysis is being overshadowed by uncertainty surrounding the impact of the health emergency and government efforts to protect citizens […]

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Good News

There is so much negative news out there right now.  Everyone is feeling anxiety and stress, so I thought it would be helpful to pass along some of the good news that is being circulated.  This blog was originally posted by Peter Diamandis (linked to the original below.) (1) Vaccine development: An experimental vaccine developed by […]

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Mobilization

In military terminology, mobilization is the act of assembling and readying troops and supplies for war.  During the Second World War, this gave rise to President Roosevelt’s 1940 call to arms and the mobilization of America’s industrial capacity.  “Arsenal of Democracy” was the slogan that the President used to underline America’s commitment to give the […]

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Business and Market Update

Sigma is Open for Business: As we survey the landscape we want to make sure that there is no question about Sigma being OPEN for business. – We are taking every precaution and making sure we are following the CDC and other government guidelines to protect our employees, doing our best to help them remain […]

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Today’s Market Commentary – March 17, 2020

We live in interesting times. The current stock market behavior is reminiscent of the dot.com bust, 9/11, and the 2008 financial crisis, to name a few.  During moments like these, the market is responding not only to weakening economic fundamentals, but also fear and panic that arises during periods of uncertainty. The global effort to […]

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