Our job as financial advisors requires a considerable amount of research about markets and the many factors that affect those markets and thus affect our clients. The reading, listening, and resultant pondering are ongoing; some sources are better than others. Yesterday we had a visit from one of those better sources: Dr. Bob Froelich, Chief Investment Strategist for The Hartford, a mutual fund and annuity provider.

Dr. Bob was an engaging speaker - a welcome change since the topic can tend to be a bit dry. Read his commentary here. His thoughts, in sum: there is value in the stock market, warning lights flashing in bonds, and upside in commodities (energy in particular).

For more detail, your Brighton Securities Advisor can fill you in and provide context to your personal situation.


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