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This is a blog that is dedicated to share invaluable insights that go beyond the headlines to illuminate market and economic trends in clear, jargon-free language. 

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

April 11, 2023 Kara Murphy, CFA Although the allure of making money overnight is incredibly hard to resist, in the long run, slow and steady wins the race. Read more about how time and patience are on investors' side in this week's...

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Q2 Market Review and Outlook   After a turbulent 2022, the equity market rebounded in the first half of 2023 as the S&P 500 rose 17%. Technology stocks soared as companies introduced new products that leverage artificial...

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

In 2022, fixed income had one of the worst years in memory with one broad benchmark of bonds dropping 11%. Let’s talk about what’s happening with bonds this year in this week's Money with Murphy.

Thursday, July 20, 2023

KIM CIO, Kara Murphy, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the latest market trend, earnings season, and more. 

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Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Stocks enjoyed a strong rebound, the S&P rose 17% in the first half of the year, and tech stocks outperformed while the financial and energy sectors lagged. Watch this week's Money with Murphy to get a quick take on what drove performance t

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

We invite you to join our friends at Kestra Investment Management for an interactive webinar analyzing market performance and economic trends.In this webinar, Chief Investment Officer Kara Murphy, CFA, will break down what’s...

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Over the weekend, Russian president Vladimir Putin faced a rebellion from one of his closest allies, Yevgeny Prigozhin. What does this mean for the global economy and markets?  Hear Kara’s view in this week’s Money...

Thursday, June 22, 2023

At Elevated one of our very own was named in the top 50 of "200 Fast Growing Advisors to Watch list"! We are proud of this nomination that shows the accomplishments of Craig Martucci. 

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Attempting to wait out market volatility by sitting on the sidelines can come with a huge opportunity cost. This one-pager quantifies the impact on a hypothetical portfolio that missed out on the best one, five, 10, and 20 days of...

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

The German philosopher Hegel once said, “The only thing that we learn from history is that we learn nothing from history.” Today, by reviewing some past financial bubbles, hopefully, we can prove the esteemed Hegel wrong....