Overview

As fiduciaries ourselves we understand the relationship attorneys have with their clients and serve as a resource to strengthen and enrich these relationships. Our extensive experience working with clients across multiple generations prepares us well for this work. We are well versed in the numerous and often interrelated trust and estate issues attorneys may address with clients.

In many cases, LBA acts as a sub-advisor to law firms that serve as trustees for families, charities and other organizations.

We are ideally suited for this role when the client desires a portfolio of individually selected securities versus mutual funds. By using individual securities we can be absolutely specific about what the portfolio includes and excludes. This benefits the client, but also the law firm, which needs full transparency in its fiduciary relationship with the client.

Perspectives

LBA Monthly View | August 2020

– Notable: S&P 500 members’ share repurchases, Lumber prices, Champagne sales
– Company Highlights: Madison Square Garden Sports, Apple, Nike, Visa
– On Our Minds: What Bugs Us About Gold Bugs

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LBA Monthly View | July 2020

– Notable: Average rate for a 30-year mortgage; Almond prices
– Company Highlights: Johnson & Johnson, Madison Square Garden Sports, Novartis, Alphabet (Google), Home Depot, and Amazon
– On Our Minds: Sears Holdings

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Reflections & Observations: Impacts of a Global Pandemic

In this newsletter edition we cover the following:
– When the New Normal Becomes Just Normal
– Why a Stock’s Price Does Not Reflect its Value
– Drug Development: A Long, Costly Process
– Real Estate in the time of Coronavirus
– The SECURE Act
– Over the Hill, On the Horizon

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Reflections & Observations: Ignoring the Media Noise and Focusing on the Fundamentals

In this newsletter edition we cover the following:
– Three Demographic Trends in the US
– Developing Technologies from LBA Companies
– The Importance of Predictability in Cash Flows
– Boeing: The Consequences of Cost-Cutting
– The Death of US Retail?
– A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Fixed Income Shoppe

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