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Takeaways from the Clariant Roundtable

By Lauretta “Retz” Reeves, CFA Despite the market turmoil, on Monday, August 24th, I boarded a plane from Miami headed to San Francisco and a round table discussion hosted by the Swiss specialty chemical company, Clariant. I have found it … read more…

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It Was Just A Vacation

By Lauretta “Retz” Reeves, CFA Every other year, my husband and I cruise through Europe visiting ports I don’t normally get to see when researching investments over there – a conscious attempt on my part to leave my work behind … read more…

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Of Swiss francs and Central Banks

By Retz Reeves In 2014, international investors bravely contended with geopolitical firestorms, intimidating Ebola, economic malaise, falling oil prices and a strengthening dollar. Surely, we thought, 2015 would be easier, but international markets continued to fight the same headwinds that … read more…

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