Valuation is key to the equitable distribution of your business. The inclusion of a family business in your divorce proceedings can make things a bit more complicated.Selling the family business and splitting the assets, or one spouse buying out the other, are two options to consider.When a buyout is involved, it requires a business appraisal as well as a strategy to fund the buyout.Navigating the emotional and financial challenges of a divorce can be daunting enough.
January 16, 2018— December inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), held steady on a year-over-year basis at 2.1%. However, the “core” measure, which excludes the volatile food and energy components, had a 1.8% year-over-year increase.
Our 2018 forecast for markets, economies, and portfolios.
The U.S. economy — late-cycle emergence
Inflation and growth — global-U.S. divergence
Valuations, yields, and volatility — alternative resurgence
Signs points to the U.S. economy being near or in a late (or pre-recession) stage, yet stock market valuations are elevated and inflation is inexplicably soft. Our investment team shares its outlook for the U.S.