June 2017

Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Mid-Year Update 2017

By | June 26th, 2017|clearTREND™, Client, Market and Portfolio Commentary, Trend-Following|

With the midpoint to the year here at the end of the week, we wanted to give you an update on how our managed portfolios are doing.  In a few words, they're all doing quite well. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for [...]

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May 2017

Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Never Miss A Turn™

By | May 2nd, 2017|Client|

Happy Birthday to clearTREND! It's been five years since we created what we believe is the world's first online trend calculator, and the results have been as good as we'd expected. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for the exchange traded funds (ETFs) [...]

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March 2017

Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Thumbs Up

By | March 1st, 2017|Client, Market and Portfolio Commentary, Trend-Following|

2017 is off to a solid start all around, and it's thumbs up all-around. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for the exchange traded funds (ETFs) used in all Appleton Group managed portfolios, global investment trends, and more (select 1080p HD for best [...]

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February 2017

Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Introducing Riskalyze

By | February 13th, 2017|Client, Market and Portfolio Commentary|

What's your speed?  Introducing Riskalyze. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for the exchange traded funds (ETFs) used in all Appleton Group managed portfolios, global investment trends, and more (select 1080p HD for best resolution, 720p HD for slower connections). [...]

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December 2016

Three Minute Trend Talk™ – ‘Twas the Week Before Christmas

By | December 20th, 2016|Client, Market and Portfolio Commentary|

'Twas the week before Christmas at Appleton Group, here's our Three Minute Trend Talk to keep YOU in the loop... Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for the exchange traded funds (ETFs) used in all Appleton Group managed portfolios, global investment trends, and more [...]

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November 2016

Three Minute Trend Talk™ – A Market Divided

By | November 15th, 2016|Client, Market and Portfolio Commentary|

Uncertainty surrounding the upcoming election is causing something very interesting to happen in the markets. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for the exchange traded funds (ETFs) used in all Appleton Group managed portfolios, global investment trends, and more (select 1080p HD for best [...]

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Quick Comment – The S&P 500 Is NOT the Real Story

By | November 11th, 2016|Client|

Market headlines since the shocking Trump presidential win have shown the S&P 500 and the Dow hitting all-time highs.  True enough, but that's not the real market story that investors need to know.  Here's the broad market performance since Tuesday's market close*: U.S. Stock Market (Wilshire 5000): +1.11%, +$155 Billion International Stock Market (MSCI-ex U.S.): [...]

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Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Election Economics

By | November 9th, 2016|Client|

Uncertainty surrounding the upcoming election is causing something very interesting to happen in the markets. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for the exchange traded funds (ETFs) used in all Appleton Group managed portfolios, global investment trends, and more (select 1080p HD for best [...]

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Three Minute Trend Talk™ – Election Uncertainty

By | November 2nd, 2016|Client|

Uncertainty surrounding the upcoming election is causing something very interesting to happen in the markets. Mark Scheffler, AIF®, hosts this Three Minute Trend Talk™, highlighting current investment and economic issues, clearTREND™ recommendations for the exchange traded funds (ETFs) used in all Appleton Group managed portfolios, global investment trends, and more (select 1080p HD for best [...]

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September 2016

Announcing Special 2016 Pricing on Wisconsin Select

By | September 23rd, 2016|WISelectAdvisor, WISelectIM, WISelectSponsor|

Appleton Group is excited to announce new special pricing on administration services for our Wisconsin Select 401(k) and 403(b) Programs. Now through the end of the year, all retirement plans with assets over $1 million that sign a letter of intent to move to their employer-sponsored plan Wisconsin Select will qualify for a full waiver [...]

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