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DJIA and S&P 500 Plunge, but We’re not Panicking

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire

October 11, 2018— Hurricane Michael is not the only thing leaving a wake of destruction in its path. The stock market has also experienced a swift correction that has spared few stocks, sectors, or regions—with weakness extending into European and Asian markets. The S&P 500 had its worst day since March, and the Dow Jones Industrial


Integrating Estate Planning and Borrowing

Andrew Horwitz |
Tax Reform
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Uncovering opportunities under the new tax law.   Tax reform significantly increased the ability of high-net-worth individuals and families to pass wealth free of estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes, while increasing the importance of income tax planning. Borrowing or leverage strategies can be a critical component to protect wealth for your family by minimizing risk


Deal or No-Deal: The UK and EU Approach Crunch Time on Brexit

Clement K. Miller |
Wilmington Wire

October 5, 2018— On March 29, 2019, the UK officially leaves the EU, 33 months after the June 23, 2016 referendum. Fortunately, the referendum triggered a depreciation of pound sterling that has boosted the international competitiveness of UK goods exporters (Figure 1).  Moreover, since the referendum, UK firms have been assiduously preparing for post-Brexit challenges, even