Tag: Investments

The Fed’s Dilemma and How It Affects Your Investments

It has been a wild couple of days since the Fed cut interest rates by 0.25% at their July 31st meeting. As the market was struggling to interpret Jerome Powell’s intentions, President Trump helped ensure the next rate cut by announcing a new round of 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports. Followed by China allowing its currency (the Yuan) to fall below 7 CNY to 1 US Dollar, a key psychological… Read More

Market Participation with Reduced Market Risk: Why Structured Notes May Make Sense for Your Portfolio

Alternative investment strategies can come in many shapes and forms, including investments to hedge funds and private equity, which typically entail high fees, long lock-up periods, and little-to-no transparency. A different approach to alternatives, could include using structured notes, which can be designed to provide participation to equity markets, but also encompass capital preservation features to protect against volatility. Read More

March 2018 Newsletter

AEPG Wealth Strategies has been selected by Investment News as one of the Top 50 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers in their inaugural survey for 2018! AEPG will be recognized on May 15th at the first Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers Awards Luncheon in Chicago at the University Club. There has […] Read More