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LBA Monthly View | July 2021

– Notable: consumer waist sizes, corporate adoption of remote work, semiconductor production
– Company Highlights: Google, Nvidia, Home Depot, PepsiCo, ConocoPhillips
– On Our Minds: A Pandemic Silver Lining

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LBA Monthly View | June 2021

– Notable: US household net worth, lumber prices, IPO trends, American travel
– Company Highlights: Visa, Amazon, Apple, Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Nestle
– On Our Minds: Semi shortage

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Reflections & Observations: What a Difference a Year Makes

In this newsletter edition we cover the following:
– Blockchains: What Are They and How Are They Used?
– Ethical Investing
– Inflation: The Push and Pull of Supply and Demand
– Death and Taxes
– A Closer Look at the Balance Sheet
– A Paradigm Shift in Funding Markets

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LBA Monthly View | April 2021

– Notable: Hubble telescope, vaccines, lumber prices, spring cleaning, RV sales
– Company Highlights: Amazon, PepsiCo, AMT, GOOGL, Microsoft, Alphabet
– On Our Minds: Time is the edge

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LBA Monthly View | March 2021

– Notable: semiconductor shortages, TSA screening volumes, Chinese car sales, gig worker taxes
– Company Highlights: Keurig Dr. Pepper, Johnson & Johnson, Visa, Procter & Gamble
– On Our Minds: How has the ARK sprung a leak?

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LBA Monthly View | February 2021

– Notable: Lumber prices, bankruptcies, US greenhouse gas emissions, credit card spending, retail growth
– Company Highlights: Tyler Technologies, Amazon, Madison Square Garden, Apple Union Pacific
– On Our Minds: SPAC Attack

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LBA Monthly View | January 2021

– Notable: Instant ramen market, single-family home sales, bifurcation of US labor economy, mass vaccination sites
– Company Highlights: PepsiCo, Madison Square Garden Sports Corp, Johnson & Johnson, American Tower, Nvidia, Apple
– On Our Minds: The Tangible Thing About Intangibles

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LBA Monthly View | December 2020

– Notable: COVID-19, retail and digital spending trends, Christmas tree profit margins
– Company Highlights: Tyler Technologies, Amazon, American Tower Corp, Keurig Dr Pepper, Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
– On Our Minds: A message of unity and hope

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LBA Monthly View | November 2020

– Notable: Vaccine trials, savings deposits trends, cranberry consumption, cost of turkey, soybean prices
– Company Highlights: Nestle, ConocoPhillips, PepsiCo, Apple, Unilever
– On Our Minds: A forgotten piece of vaccine history

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Reflections & Observations: The US Unemployment Rate

In this newsletter edition we cover the following:
– US Unemployment Rate: What the Headline Number Does Not Reveal
– Dividend Growth: Why it Matters
– The Interesting Thing About Low Interest Rates
– The Dow’s Recent Adjustments
– The Ever-Evolving Payment System
– Looking Ahead: Taxes and Estate Planning

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