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Work in Progress – Please Stay Tuned

Barnhart Investment Advisory is in the process of revamping our entire investment and service platform. In accordance with these changes the website and blog will be transformed as well. Certain information and  previous posts may be removed, or require a password during and/or after  this process. Please stay tuned and look for the launch of […]

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Bernanke in Jackson Hole: Don’t Make Me Do It!

Anyone who was waiting for a “man bites dog” moment from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s address at Jackson Hole can keep waiting.  The Chairman’s message today was the same that is has been for some time:  The Bernanke Put lives on, but the Fed will only break the glass in case of an emergency. […]

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Friday Humor: Two Stockbrokers Are In a Bank…

Two stockbrokers are in a bank, when, suddenly, armed robbers burst in, waving guns and yelling for everyone to freeze. While several of the robbers take the money from the tellers, others line the customers, including the two stock brokers, up against a wall, and proceed to take their wallets, watches, and other valuables. While […]

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Are Democratic Presidents Really Better for the Economy than Republicans?

According to Richard J. Carroll in a Bloomberg.com Op-Ed piece promoting his new book, the answer is yes: In “The President as Economist: Scoring Economic Performance From Harry Truman to Barack Obama,” I compare the 12 presidents since World War II using 17 economic indicators, including growth in gross domestic product, rate of unemployment, inflation, […]

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Barnhart Investment Advisory in Today’s Investor’s Business Daily

Barnhart Investment Advisory is featured in today’s Investor’s Business Daily  article: Pros Top Picks ETF Picks for the Remainder of 2012.  As always, please remember this should not be considered a personal recommendation.  You should consult with your financial advisory before making any investment decisions. Click here to request a proposal from Barnhart Investment Advisory […]

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Are U.S. Banks Ready for a Break Up of the Euro?

Simon Johnson, is the former Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and is now at MIT.  Last month he wrote “The End of the Euro: A Survivor’s Guide.”  Today on Bloomberg.com he writes that U.S. Banks Aren’t Nearly Ready for the Coming Euro Crisis. Some of his thoughts on the matter: Very few […]

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