Stocks Swing Wildly As Economic Recovery Begins

June 26, 2020

While consumer sentiment survey data released today confirmed the economy is fighting to come back from the epidemic-induced shutdown, stock prices are continuing to swing wildly. READ MORE

 

V-Shaped But Full Recovery Is Long Off

June 12, 2020

After the disastrous -33.5% economic contraction ends in 16 days, the nation's leading economists expect the U.S. to grow 14.2% in the third quarter, according to the consensus forecast of 60 economists published in The Wall Street Journal today. READ MORE

 

Covid-19 Causes A Good Surprise

June 6, 2020

 

The Covid-19 epidemic surprised the world again Friday morning, when the Labor Department announced 2.5 million jobs were created in May... READ MORE

 

Wendy Lanton Quoted On ThinkAdvisor.com About Upcoming SEC Regulations

May 19, 2020

 

Wendy Lanton, Co-Founder and COO of Lantern Investments Inc and its wealth management affiliate, Lantern Wealth Advisors LLC., is interviewed by Melanie Waddell for ThinkAdvisor.com, a web site that provides registered investment advisors and financial advisors with comprehensive coverage of the products, services and trends necessary to guide their clients in making critical wealth, health and life decisions. Ms. Lanton shares her expertise on upcoming regulations: Regulation Best Interest and the customer relationship summary, Form CRS. SEC compliance examinations begin in July. Read insights Ms Lanton shares with ThinkAdvisor.com readers. 

 

The Deepest Postwar Recession

June 2020

 

The Covid-19 recession continues to wreak havoc on all sectors of the U.S. economy. After more than six weeks of government-mandated social distancing and shelter-at-home restrictions, the economy is poised to suffer the worst contraction during the second quarter than any time since World War  II. Please read Lantern Investments, Inc Economic And Financial Digest

 

 

The Pandemic And Stocks

May 15, 2020

The Standard & Poor's stock index closed Friday 2.3% lower for the week, and is 24.6% off the epidemic low of March 23. Amid the worst economic crisis in modern history, here's what it means to retirement investors based on a historical perspective and facts about earnings, which ultimately is what drives stock prices. READ MORE

 

Enlightenment - A Financial Podcast

May 11, 2020   "Enlightenment" - A Financial Podcast featuring Mr. Keith Lanton, President of Lantern in Melville, New York. Every week Keith enlightens his audience with intuitive insights, personal development, and current market commentary. 

In this episode, Keith talks about "Range" a book by Dave Epstein. And, how generalists are succeeding in a world that increasingly is focused on specialization. He then follows up on recent financial and economic news. Brad Harris, Director of Fixed Income, suggests intermediate positioning in a bond portfolio.

Press interviews, please contact Keith at 631-454-2000

 

Enlightenment - A Financial Podcast

May 4, 2020  "Enlightenment" - A Financial Podcast featuring Mr. Keith Lanton, President of Lantern in Melville, New York. Every week Keith enlightens his audience with intuitive insights, personal development, and current market commentary. 

In this episode, Keith discusses the current macro trends and the continuation of the uncertainty in the financial markets. Brad Harris, Director of Fixed Income, brings us up to date on the bond market and if the volatility we have seen these past few weeks is behind us.

Press interviews, please contact Keith at 631-454-2000

 

Enlightenment - A Financial Podcast

In this episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses the big rally in the stcok market the previous week, the move by OPEC and its potential impact in the oil markets, and a book he is reading entitled " The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck" by Mark Manon. Brad Harris, Director of Fixed Income, joins Keith to talk about the volatility in the bond markets, especially the municipal markets. Listen here

 

What Investors Should Expect And A Business Owner Alert

(April 3, 2020, 7 p.m. EST) - The latest forecasts indicate deaths nationwide from COVID-19 could peak April 15. Precisely when the worst will pass depends on adherence to social distancing, hospital utilization and other variables. Other models say the worst may not come for six or eight weeks. Read More
 

Enlightenment - A Financial Podcast

January 6, 2020

In this episode of Enlightenment, Keith Lanton discusses goals and reflection heading into 2020. Keith also discusses a white paper by Hartford Funds which discusses networking in charitable organizations or other social events.
 

The Good Place Is On Shaky Ground

January 2020

Federal Reserve chair Jay Powell continues to insist that the economy is in a “good place”, which, like the Goldilocks scenario, is neither too hot nor too cold – but just right. At least just right enough to keep the policy levers where they are for a while. After cutting interest rates for the third time this year in October, Powell is sending a strong signal that the rate-cutting cycle will be put on pause for the indefinite future. More specifically, the Fed chief believes that it would take a significant reassessment of the outlook for policymakers to pull the rate trigger again. Read Lantern Investments Economic & Financial Digest
 

Enlightenment - A financial podcast

November 25, 2019

In this episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses concepts from "Talking With Strangers", a book by Malcom Gladwell, an examination of our interactions with strangers and why they often go wrong. He then discusses year-end tax ideas, the equity and bond markets and current financial news which may impact the markets.
 

Enlightenment - A financial podcast

November 18, 2019

In this podcast episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses year-end tax ideas, an article about speaking effectively and persuasively and current market news. Brad Harris, Director of Fixed Income, joins the discussion about the tax-free municipal bond market.  
 

Enlightenment - A Financial Podcast 11/11/2019

November 11, 2019

In this Veterans Day podcast episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses Singles Day in China, a shopping holdiay that celebrates people that are single. The number 1 was chosen as it resembers a person who is alone. Keith also talks about  timing and synchronization as discussed in a book by Daniel Pink "When" along with current financial news.

Enlightenment - A Financial Podcast 10/28/19

October 28, 2019

In this podcast episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses "midpoints"  as it relates to peoples lives, careers, etc along with current financial news. Midpoints can teach us  a lot about human behavior and motivation.

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