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11 Most Read IRIS Articles of the Week!


11 Most Read IRIS Articles of the Week!

1. This Indicator Signals the Economy Is Slowing Down

It’s not a good sign for your health if your blood pressure drops too low. Similarly, the economy is probably sick when its circulatory system slows down. — Patrick Watson

2. How People Find a Financial Advisor

People search for financial advisors in various ways and via numerous channels. To ensure your appointment book is full, you need to identify where your potential clients are searching so you can focus your marketing efforts in these areas. — Don Connelly

3. Panicked by the Yield Curve Inversion? Time to Load Up on This Sector

For about a week last month, the yield curve inverted for the first time since July 2006. Prior to that, this happened in July 2000 and April 1989. — Robert Ross

4. The US Economy Is Reaching a Dead End

Sooner or later, the US will enter a recession. My best guess is it will happen sometime in 2020. I may be off (early) by a year or two, but it’s coming. — John Mauldin

5. 3 Things Driving Oil Prices Right Now

We’ll get to talking about oil and energy in just a moment, but first I have something important to share with you all. — Frank Holmes

6. How to Get to $1M Revenue as a Financial Advisor

How do you go from where you are now, to where you want to be? How can financial advisors generating $500k of income get to one million plus revenue? — Grant Hicks

7. How Advisors Help Protect Investors from Themselves

Do you have a friend who is considered a “stabilizing influence?”  Have you heard the Federal Reserve described as the person who takes the punch bowl away just as the party gets going? — Bryce Sanders

8. Is Bond Market Liquidity a Problem?

A common misconception among investors is that a lack of liquidity is regularly the root cause of market corrections. — Alex Dryden

9. Munis in 2019: A Very Strong Start to the Year

I think it’s fortunate that we’re talking about municipal bonds on the heels of a really historic first quarter of 2019 in terms of inflows into the municipal space … — Jim Colby

10. Where Are All the Mixed Signals Are Coming From?

While equity markets have been performing positively year-to-date, the mixed signals coming from reported economic data, the Federal Reserve, and the election rhetoric … — Sal Bruno

11. Are Investors Ready to Hand off More Assets to Advisors?

As the Dow and S&P reach historic highs, investors are becoming increasingly confident and somewhat lazy.  Their attitudes, compared to 10 years ago … — Catherine McBreen

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