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    Commissions and What TTC Clients Pay

    By Eli Sallman on February 10, 2017

    Stock trades for only $6.95 per trade!!!  Sounds like a fantastic deal! What do The Trust Company clients pay? If you have watched any TV commercials, you probably have seen online trading...

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    Q3 Investment Management Update

    By Eli Sallman on October 12, 2016

    THIRD QUARTER IN REVIEW The Markets (as of market close September 30, 2016)   The second quarter provided a bumpy ride for investors. Following the upheaval caused by the Brexit vote in June, July...

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    Q2 Investment Management Update

    By Eli Sallman on July 8, 2016

    SECOND QUARTER IN REVIEW The Markets (as of market close June 30, 2016) In the world of equities, the second quarter of the year was anything but dull. April saw the large-cap S&P 500 and Dow...

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    April 2016 Market Update

    By Eli Sallman on May 6, 2016

    The Markets (as of market close April 29, 2016) Despite a poor close to the month, the indexes listed here improved in April (with the exception of the Nasdaq) compared to their March closing values...

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    Q1-2016 Market Update

    By Eli Sallman on April 8, 2016

    THE MARKETS The first quarter of 2016 started with a whimper as equities suffered several weeks of losses. However, as March came to a close, several of the indexes listed here recovered enough to...

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    February 2016 Market Update

    By Eli Sallman on March 8, 2016

    THE MARKETS Following steep declines in January and a rocky start to February, equities rebounded by the end of the month to finish close to their ending values from the prior month. The Dow...

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    Investment Management Research Wire

    By Eli Sallman on January 20, 2016

    When looking at the S&P 500, 2016 began with the worst ever start to a new year during the first five days of trading. The price-only change was down -5.96%, and when you add in dividends the...

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    Harvest Time!

    By Eli Sallman on October 14, 2015

    As the local farmers have been busy with fall harvest, our Investment Team has been busy with a different kind of harvest (Tax-Loss Harvesting). In a perfect world all of our investments would...

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    Market & Portfolio Positioning Update

    By Eli Sallman on August 24, 2015

    Given recent stock and bond market movements, we thought it was appropriate to update you on our portfolio positioning, and views going forward. First off, let's take a look at what is "causing"...

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