Ask The Rational Investor: Chinese trade war impact on your retirement
Due to Chinese trade war rhetoric, the stock market has been whipsawing investors, causing retired and soon-to-be retired investors to wonder if they should reduce their equity allocation.
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Beese Fulmer, MacNealy Hoover to merge this fall
By Edd Pritchard

Two private investment firms in downtown Canton will combine assets and create a firm that manages nearly $1 billion of assets. CANTON Two local private investment firms will join forces in October.
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Canton investment firms Beese Fulmer and MacNealy Hoover to combine in October
Two Canton investment firms are joining forces this fall. Beese Fulmer Private Wealth Management is acquiring boutique firm MacNealy Hoover Investment Management, effective Oct. 1. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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Beese Fulmer Welcomes Harry MacNealy and Charles Hoover to the Firm
The financial community in Stark County is not large, and over the course of nearly 40 years we’ve gotten to know most, if not all, of our industry peers.
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Ask the Rational Investor: Build Your Portfolio with Stanley Black and Decker!
Growing up in Northeast Ohio, I’ve always wondered what makes the New England Patriots a such great team, year after year.
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Ask The Rational Investor: Costco Wholesale a great stock and store!
For years, Friends and Family have commented on the great prices, product quality, and selection of Costco Wholesale stores.
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Investment Outlook: Second-Quarter 2019 - Market Recap and Review
Sometimes a simple chart can be an invaluable tool in helping to identify what really matters.   The above chart of the S&P 500 Index is a great example.
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Investment Outlook: Second-Quarter 2019 - China, China, China
It seems like uncertainty around a trade war with China is a top business story on an almost-daily basis.
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Investment Outlook: Second-Quarter 2019 - Back to the Future
Financial press and business channels are always featuring people who attempt to forecast the future.   Of course, with no surprise, these forecasts are often wrong.
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Investment Outlook: Second-Quarter 2019 - Income Inequality
With the 2020 presidential campaign now underway, the issue of income inequality will undoubtedly become more prominent.
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Ask The Rational Investor: Is Nike (NKE) a good investment?
Nike, Inc. (NKE) was founded in 1964 by Phil Knight and is the largest seller of athletic footwear and apparel in the world.
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Ask the Rational Investor: Should investors worry about Boeing’s 737 MAX issue?
Boeing's 737 MAX is one of the most anticipated updates to the 737, which currently has an order backlog of over 4,600 aircraft, representing 78% of Boeing’s overall commercial aircraft backlog.
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Investment Outlook: First-Quarter 2019 Market Recap and Review
Is good news good news, or is bad news good news?  What may seem like a straightforward question can be anything but, when it comes to the stock market.
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Investment Outlook: First-Quarter 2019 - The Year of Tech IPOs
The first quarter of 2019 ended with the highly anticipated initial public offering (IPO) of Lyft. Lyft is a ride sharing company that is smaller but similar to Uber.
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Investment Outlook: First-Quarter 2019 - Tax Reform worked!
The results are in and the dramatic reduction in the corporate income tax has increased investment as expected, at least as expected by its supporters. The recently released GDP numbers for 2018 showed 7.
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Investment Outlook: First-Quarter 2019 - Value versus Growth
Many investment managers view themselves as either Growth Managers or Value Managers.
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