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Macro 5/3/2024

The Dunham Deep Dive: Three Interesting Things I'm Looking At

The US job market showing signs of cooling all around. The Japanese yen hit a 34-year low against the dollar, seemingly triggering government inter... READ MORE

Banking 4/30/2024

Is Our Financial System Facing the Consequences of Moral Hazard?

Explore the dynamics of government intervention and moral hazard in banking. Understand how client trust in government-backed insurance can fuel ri... READ MORE

Macro 4/26/2024

Trading Shots: Escalating Trade Wars and Echoes from the Great Depression

I've highlighted the looming specter of escalating trade tensions, particularly targeting China. This isn't just about economics; it's about the po... READ MORE

Retirement 4/23/2024

Preparing for Retirement: Understanding Challenges and Options

Explore the journey of retirement planning, filled with excitement and anxiety. Discover how financial advisors help navigate financial uncertainti... READ MORE

Dunham Deep Dive 4/22/2024

The Dunham Deep Dive: Three Interesting Things I'm Looking At

The electric vehicle sector faces challenges amid soaring Chinese exports, leading to layoffs and declining sales. Meanwhile, US inflation remains ... READ MORE

Retirement 4/16/2024

“Eating Your Retirement Funds”: How Food Erodes Your Nest Egg

Are your clients prepared to dine comfortably in retirement? This article sheds light on the importance of budgeting for post-career meals, emphas... READ MORE

Macro 4/15/2024

They Say Demographics Are Destiny: If So, Things May Look Pretty Bleak

The decline in birth rates poses challenges: an aging population, declining workforce, and strained social programs. Despite efforts, global ferti... READ MORE

Retirement 4/9/2024

Riding the Wave: Exploring the Surging Retirement Boom Amidst the Wealth Effect

The wealth effect, driven by rising asset values, fuels spending and early retirement. Pandemic-era stimulus amplified this trend, leading to a sur... READ MORE

Dunham Deep Dive 4/5/2024

The Dunham Deep Dive: Three Interesting Things I'm Looking At Today

Amidst a bird flu outbreak in the US, egg prices may soar as supply dwindles. Meanwhile, corporate bankruptcies surge, signaling economic instabili... READ MORE

DunhamDC 4/2/2024

DunhamDC: Turning Fear And Greed Into A Strategic Advantage

DunhamDC: a unique and timeless way of investing by leveraging market sentiment through an unemotional and disciplined algorithm. Buy fear, sell gr... READ MORE

Behind The Scenes 4/1/2024

Dunham Behind the Scenes: Q2-2024

This post was authored by the Dunham Marketing Team. If you have questions concerning today's topic, please call us at (858) 964 - 0500. Hol... READ MORE

News 4/1/2024

Dunham's April Fools' Delight - Here's What You Missed

This post was authored by Salvatore M. Capizzi, Dunham's Chief Sales & Marketing Officer. If you have questions concerning today's topic, pl... READ MORE

Macro 3/28/2024

My Top Q1-2024 'Morning Pours' With Must-See Updates

Concerns over auto market dynamics have persisted since January as subprime loan delinquencies surge. Banks also grapple with commercial real estat... READ MORE

Retirement 3/26/2024

Don’t Forget About Sequence Risk, the Overlooked Threat to Financial Sustainability in Retirement

In a modern twist, Cinderella's inheritance choice teaches a valuable lesson on retirement planning. Opting for stability over glamour, she avoids ... READ MORE

Macro 3/22/2024

Trade Wars Redux? China's Manufacturing Glut and Its Global Implications

Amid China's economic struggles, it's resorting to aggressive measures. Increasing manufacturing investment to offset property market woes may exac... READ MORE

Financial Advisor 3/19/2024

Empowering Women's Financial Futures: Insights from MaryGrace Musuneggi

Through her insights and advocacy, MaryGrace continues to pave the way for women to seize control of their financial futures, demonstrating that re... READ MORE

Dunham Deep Dive 3/15/2024

The Dunham Deep Dive: Three Interesting Things I'm Looking At Today

National FICO credit score dips for the first time in 10 years. Rising missed payments and debt levels drive concerns. China's property market slum... READ MORE

Macro 3/12/2024

Beyond The Politics: Presidential Elections and Economic Realities

Dive into 2024's economic terrain beyond Fed talks: the presidential election looms. As advisors, let's focus on facts, not politics, to guide clie... READ MORE

Macro 3/8/2024

Banks on Shaky Ground as Liquidity Dries Up - Here's What I'm Looking At

Rising loan losses, dwindling liquidity, and the Fed's tightening plague banks. With the emergency lending program ending and Fed tightening suckin... READ MORE

News 3/7/2024

Catch Our CIO Discussing Market Insights on The Schwab Network

Our Chief Investment Officer – Ryan J. Dykmans - was invited to appear on the live Schwab Network program, "The Watch List," to share his insights ... READ MORE