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  • Posted on MAR 21, 2019

    As Smart As a Fifth Grader? U.S. and China Trade Tariffs Explained

    By: Brian Andrew, EVP, Chief Investment Officer. Last week, I was helping my son study for his fifth grade history exam. His class has been learning about the development of societies as they study ancient Mesopotamia. He told me about Shamshi‐Adad

  • Posted on MAR 15, 2019

    DOL Issues New Proposal on Overtime Exemptions

    Overview On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Our website terms, privacy and security policies don't apply to the site you're about to visit.">proposed rule that would change the salary thresholds for certain exempt employees. Under

  • Posted on FEB 25, 2019

    Investment Commentary | Monday, February 25

    This is part of an ongoing series of articles published by Johnson Financial Group. This issue is written by Brian Andrew, EVP, Chief Investment Officer. Subscribe As Smart As a Fifth Grader? Last week, I was helping my son study for his fifth grade history

  • Posted on FEB 21, 2019

    Economic & Market Outlook - First Quarter 2019

    Executive Summary Asset Class Returns – 2018 Review The return environment in 2018 proved to be challenging, with most major asset classes posting losses for the year [Exhibit 1]. 2018 also saw the return of volatility, which had been at unusually

  • Posted on FEB 15, 2019

    Bridging Generations Essential to Success in Family Businesses

    Shared values and open dialogue are key Family business is the engine that fuels the U.S. economy, yielding major impact on job creation and economic growth. Yet many struggle with basic objectives such as communication, mission, shared values and succession. A