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My family recently had the opportunity to go on a guided fishing trip at Blue Mesa Reservoir. Spanning 20 miles in Gunnison County, Blue Mesa is Colorado’s largest body of water and one of the largest high altitude bodies of water in the United States. It is also home...

Investing for Economic Justice

The events of the last few months with the shootings of unarmed black men and a woman and the extreme health crisis leading to continued economic disparity for women and people of color (higher unemployment rates1 and intensifying income inequality2) have resurfaced...

The Election

The 2020 election represents our sixth presidential election advising clients. Many voters felt that each of these elections reflected the increasing polarization of America and represented a “do-or-die” battle for the soul and future of our country. That emotional...

The Costs of Federal (Non)Intervention

On March 27, 2020, the President approved the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act, a $2.2 trillion package of economic interventions to support individuals, small businesses, hospitals, and state, local, and tribal governments.1 The goal was to...

2020 Mid-Year Capital Markets Forecast Update

“The Great Lockdown” as coined by the International Monetary Fund resulting from the health crisis, COVID-19 pandemic, has led to a significant loss in human life, extreme unemployment, financial instability, and a dramatic drop-in economic activity. This health crisis has caused a human crisis and an economic crisis.

Non-US Developed Markets Outlook

The global pandemic halted economic activity creating a sharp drop in growth in the UK, Japan, and the Eurozone in the second quarter.

Perseverance, Partnerships, and Innovation in the time of COVID

Nonprofit organizations are on the frontlines responding to the COVID-19 crisis by providing communities with programming, services, and support even as they as businesses navigate changing business models and priorities.

The Value of Pensions

Amid a pandemic, a recession, and an upcoming election, changes to pension rules are easy to miss. However, the US Department of Labor’s rule change[i] proposed last Tuesday, June 23, would profoundly complicate the already challenging task of effectively...

Why Invest?

The past week, investors bought up millions of shares of Hertz, a bankrupt rental car company that’s stock is essentially worthless.[i] And so many investors piled into wanna-be electric vehicle maker, Nikola, that its market value briefly matched that of Ford...

When We Were Sick: Lessons in (Un)Employment

As the health and economic impacts of the COVID crisis deepen, the world at times feels divided between extreme optimists and gloomy pessimists. What place is there for a more measured voice like Syntrinsic’s? For insight, we have called upon our friends from the...

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