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Raising Cash – New Era Coming

Mar 18, 2020 - Max Osbon ( 7 mins to read)

These are truly unprecedented times. Over the last few days we've stepped out of the traditional wealth management playbook and have sold significant portions of our clients' holdings. What started as a supply chain issue has rapidly turned into a health crisis followed by demand issues and a budding debt crisis. The sequence does not make a lot of sense now but it will eventually play out in full in the financial markets. As it becomes clearer that there is an incredible degree of unknown ri...

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Boston Ballet’s Carmen

Mar 11, 2020 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Boston Ballet's resident choreographer Jorma Elo updates George Bizet's heart wrenching tale of love, passion, jealousy and betrayal for the 21st century. In this adaptation, Carmen isn't a feisty cigarette factory worker but a feisty supermodel. In a fantasyland of haute couture, she is one corner of a love triangle between herself, Don Jose the businessman and race-car driver Escamillo. Elo's electrifying choreography ramps up the ante, adding to a dangerous bubbling cauldron of tension and...

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COVID-19 And The Weeks Ahead

Mar 2, 2020 - Max Osbon ( 7 mins to read)

Last week we experienced the first material market reaction to the Coronavirus, aka COVID-19. For months, prices had completely ignored any risks of the virus spreading until finally the news broke that it had reached the United States. This market reaction was a true black swan moment in that no experts or models could have adequately predicted it. Here’s a look at what has happened to date an...

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Jamaica Pond Parkrun 5K

Feb 26, 2020 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

A lovely way to start the weekend is a free, timed 5k run at scenic Jamaica Pond. All ages, all abilities, all paces welcome! The meeting point is at Pinebank Promontory, Jamaica Pond. First timer's brief at 8.50am and run starts at 9am. After the run, the group joins for coffee and chat at City Feed & Supply on Centre Street, Jamaica Plain. Saturday, Feb 29th at 9:00am Pinebank Promontory, Boston

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When News Lets You Down, Go To The Primary Sources

Feb 19, 2020 - Max Osbon ( 7 mins to read)

We live in the Age of Data. There’s an endless stream of data points on every topic, especially in the field of economics. The media and politicians regularly serve up numbers that support their point of view. If you feel it’s hard to trust these data-driven arguments, you’re right. When data is cherry-picked, omitted, conflated or obscured, any conclusions must be treated skeptically. That’s w...

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SNOWPORT WINTER VILLAGE

Feb 11, 2020 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Snowport the Seaport’s new Winter Village features a 3,000 square foot ice skating rink and an array of complimentary winter activities including iceless curling, yoga, themed skate nights, as well as warm beverages and freshly baked waffles by The Waffle Cabin. Here thru Friday Feb, 28th. Boston Seaport Skating Rink 65 Northern Avenue, Boston

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Routine, Complex and Innovative Investment Management

The three tiers of managing wealth

Feb 4, 2020 - Max Osbon ( 5 mins to read)

Let’s take a break from politics and global health to talk about your portfolio management. There are three necessary components of your investment management. You're familiar with the first part, all of the routine tasks typically associated with investing. Eventually there’s a need for the second element, where advanced analysis kicks in. Forward-looking and innovation-based activities compri...

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Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite

Feb 4, 2020 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Two-time Emmy® Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker and two-time Tony Award® winner Matthew Broderick are performing together on stage for the first time in over 20 years in the Neil Simon comedy Plaza Suite. This uproarious and piercing look at love and marriage made its world premiere at the Colonial in 1968, and now it’s coming back to Boston in a pre-Broadway engagement for three weeks only — directed by Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey. Two world-class actors play three hilarious ...

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12th Annual Harvard Square Chili Cook Off

Jan 29, 2020 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

The renowned 12th Annual ‘Some Like it Hot’ Chili Cook-off returns to Harvard Square on Saturday, February 1st, 2020 – a precursor to the Super Bowl! Bring the whole family for this festive, fun and free outdoor event! Sample chili from Harvard Square’s hottest restaurants. Taste them all and vote for your favorite!  The restaurant with the most votes will be presented with the highly coveted Harvard Square Chili Pot! 27 Brattle Street, Cambridge - 1:00pm – 2:30pm

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