Markets and economy
Weekly market & economic update | 01.20.20
Our market analysts sort through the mixed bag of fourth-quarter S&P 500 earnings reported so far.
The SECURE Act represents the first major change to retirement rules in more than a decade. Our investment strategists explain what these changes mean and how they may affect your retirement plans.
As a new decade dawns, our investment strategists express optimism.
For the first time in over a decade, the U.S. Congress is working to make major changes to tax-deferred retirement accounts.
It may be tempting to concentrate your portfolio on a high-flying stock or two, especially if it's your company's stock you're holding. However, managing the risk of stock concentration may offer more stability. See full story on U.S. Bank’s Financial IQ website »
Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) can help safeguard your portfolio against the effects of rising prices, but they do include risks. See full story on U.S. Bank’s Financial IQ website »
Bonds are often a necessary and contributing component of a well-diversified portfolio. But not all bonds are created equal. Our new paper outlines some of the distinctions.
The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017, which took effect on January 1, 2018 created an expanded opportunity for tax savings through strategic use of gifting strategies.
Wealth planning: Envisioning your life (video 1 of 3 part series)
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Wealth planning: Creating your plan (video 2 of 3 part series)
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Wealth planning: Living your story (video 3 of 3 part series)
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Land is an asset that can provide generations of heirs with a valuable revenue stream. Protect your farm or ranch by following these five steps. See full story on U.S. Bank’s Financial IQ website »
You cannot be both young and wise, Stephen Colbert once said. Agree with Colbert or not, it’s a perspective you should keep in mind when figuring out how to leave your wealth — and legacy — behind. See full story on U.S. Bank’s Financial IQ website »
Cash tends to become a more visible component in a portfolio during times of elevated market volatility and economic uncertainty. But one possible downside is that yields on very liquid assets are generally low, which can potentially erode purchasing power if the yield earned is lower than the current inflation rate.
Wealth Banking Services: Flexible Capital Platform
Typical engagements generally begin with our U.S. Bank Flexible Capital Line of Credit. This securities based loan enables your clients to secure financing with eligible assets in their investment account.