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What’s on our mind? You can read about it in our blog. Whether it’s ideas from the industry, important news, or emerging trends, you can read about it here.  So keep checking in. We’re glad to have you reading along.

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The Katahdin Financial Group team invites you into our conference room to get a behind the scenes listen on a conversation on the current volatility in the market. Listen in on our market update, and be on the lookout for our next...

 

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Volatility continues to take the headlines; with a focus on trade, economic slowdown, oil prices and interest rates. The market is not a fan of confusion and there is enough of it out there in the global markets to keep this chop...

 

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Political ads are finally over, for now, and the US midterm elections on November 6th resulted in a divided government—the widely expected outcome—with the Democratic Party gaining control of the House of Representatives...

 

Monday, October 15, 2018

Last week we saw a significant move in the market leading to an increase in concern among investors. It is important to remember that with the US economy in late stage recovery, and with mid-term elections coming up, there is a greater...

 

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The second episode of Enjoy The View podcast is out. In this episode we discuss what we have experienced to this point in 2018, and what we expect throughout the rest of the year. The combination of economic headwinds and tailwinds has...

 

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Monday, August 20, 2018

We are excited to release our new Podcast! This is the introduction to the Enjoy the View podcast hosted by Jay Tobias and the Katahdin Financial Group Team. This intro will give you insight into how the Enjoy the View podcast well be...

 

Friday, July 13, 2018

We are excited to release the Mid-Year Outlook that our research team at LPL has put together. This dives into many segments of current market and economic trends and factors - with a Netflix twist to it. Policy remains a key theme to...

 

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

In recent days, the market has seen increased volatility with multiple 500 point swings as a battle rages over where the next big move will take us in 2018. Tariffs, inflation, data breaches and potential trade wars descend us toward...

 

Friday, February 16, 2018

After a multiple year calm in the equity markets, we finally slipped into a correction (defined as a 10% or more drop from recent highs), and the result was a number of chaotic 1000 point swings in the Dow Jones Industrial Average....

 

Friday, February 2, 2018

Finally, we are observing volatility in the market, something we have talked about and hoped for over quite some time. It is a natural part of the capital markets movement but hasn’t shown up for years. The reason behind this...

 

Friday, January 19, 2018

We hope you all have had a great start to your new year. For clients that were with us at Wells Fargo Advisors, you will be receiving tax documentation from BOTH Katahdin Financial Group/LPL Financial, and Wells Fargo Advisors. Please...

 

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

I hope that you have enjoyed spending time with loved ones during this holiday season. Congress recently passed the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law. Although the depth of detail of this new law may be intimidating, on balance, its...

 

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Last week, one of the big four credit reporting agencies, Equifax, announced it experienced a security breach resulting in criminals accessing personal information of approximately 143 million Americans between May and July of this...