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Nancy Mann Jackson of DailyWorth Features Leslie in a Piece on How the New Administration will Affect Taxes.

DailyWorth

Nancy Mann Jackson of DailyWorth features Leslie Thompson, managing principal of Spectrum Management Group, in a piece on how the new administration will affect taxes. Thompson recommends focusing on financial strategies that are smart in any tax environment. "Remember that tax policy will change many times over the course of one’s life," she says. "Having a sound savings plan will be important, regardless of current tax code to ensure success in the future."

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Bob Joined Nightly Business Report to Share his Market Outlook on Donald Trump's Inauguration Day.

Nightly Business Report

On Donald Trump’s inauguration day, Bob discussed stocks investors should consider buying during the administration’s first 100 days. Bob explained that under Trump, three changes to keep an eye on include regulatory relief, infrastructure spend and tax relief. With that in mind, Bob offered Valero Energy, U.S. Bancorp and United Continental as stocks to consider, noting their potential growth.

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Leslie Thompson is Featured in an Article by Chris Ciaccia of TheStreet on the Bond Market, Post Donald Trump's Election Win.

TheStreet

Leslie Thompson, managing principal of Spectrum Management Group, is featured in an article by Chris Ciaccia of TheStreet on the bond market, post Donald Trump’s election win. Thompson believes there is more selling to come in the bond market. "There’s talk of stimulus plans and the narrative post the election is that rates will increase, which is causing swift moves out of the bond market and that begets more selling," says Thompson.

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Chris Ciaccia of TheStreet Features Leslie Thompson in a Piece about the Benefits of Companies' Dividend Growth Potential to an Investor's Portfolio.

TheStreet

Chris Ciaccia of TheStreet features Leslie Thompson, managing principal of Spectrum Management Group, in a piece about the benefits of companies’ dividend growth potential to an investor’s portfolio. "We like companies that have the ability and willingness to grow their dividends over time and from a total return and income perspective, you'll generate better returns over time," says Thompson. She cites Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase as two stocks she likes.

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Leslie Thompson Contributes to The Smarter Investor Blog on U.S. News & World Report Discussing the Effects of Rising Interest Rates.

U.S. News & World Report

Leslie Thompson, managing principal of Spectrum Management Group, contributes to The Smarter Investor blog on U.S. News & World Report, discussing the effects of rising interest rates on consumer stocks. She notes Target Corp and Leggett & Platt as two stocks with room to advance, which investors should keep an eye on.

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Bob Phillips is Quoted in an Article on CNBC.com about the Markets as the S&P 500 Slipped Lower with Real Estate Falling.

CNBC.com

Bob Phillips, managing principal of Spectrum Management Group, is quoted in an article by Fred Imbert on the markets as the S&P 500 slipped lower with real estate falling, signaling a breather after the post-election rally. "Sentiment swung to the extreme optimism side. Usually, that signals a pullback," says Phillips.

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Leslie Thompson Contributes to The Smarter Investor Blog Discussing the Investment Opportunities within the Energy Sector.

 U.S. News & World Report

Leslie Thompson, managing principal of Spectrum Management Group, contributes to The Smarter Investor blog on U.S. News & World Report, discussing the investment opportunities within the energy sector over the next year. She notes Valero and Baker Hughes as two examples of companies that have growth prospects, which investors should keep an eye on.

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Matt Whittaker of U.S. News & World Report Features Bob Phillips in a Piece about Reviewing Your Portfolios Before the New Year.

 U.S. News & World Report

Matt Whittaker of U.S. News & World Report features Bob Phillips, managing principal of Spectrum Management Group, in a piece about reviewing your portfolios before the New Year. Phillips suggests checking for any positions that may have lost value for capital gains tax savings and capital gain distribution estimates for traditional mutual funds. Phillips also notes that investors can take more deductions this year and push more income in 2016 because the new administration and Congress could reduce income tax rates next year.

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