Squared Away – Markets and Inflation: A Complex Relationship

This week we dive in a bit more to the topic of inflation and its impact people are beginning to see and feel. Dexter, Zac and Tyler look at a couple different effects of rising prices on both the markets and the economy. While we can look to history as a guide for how to approach an inflationary environment, we believe it is important to remain disciplined, diversified and cautious about predicting the future. Enjoy!

Tax-Loss Harvesting

Today, Dexter and Tyler are joined again by Stacy Murray to breakdown to complexity and confusion around an underutilized yet necessary investing strategy. Tax-loss harvesting is a crucial part of our investment process here at Full Sail Capital for any taxable account that we manage, and in any given year, can drastically improve the capital gains tax bill that a client may be facing.

For further reading:
How to cut investment taxes - Fidelity

Making Money vs. Managing Money

In this episode, Dexter and Tyler sit down with Full Sail advisor Max Rhodes to get his input on the challenge of managing versus making money. Two very different tasks that many of us face daily, this topic continues to weave itself into many of the conversations we are having with clients and network partners. Enjoy!

Squared Away – SPACs, NFTs, Inflation and Rates

In this episode, we tackle a few more interesting topics facing investors, like the concept of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) and a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPACs). We also spend some time on the growing issues facing the economy like inflation, rates, and taxes. The intention for these episodes is to provide some brief clarity and understanding of our take on current market-related topics. For further reading, here are few great articles:

Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett on Bitcoin - Yahoo! Finance
Jurrien Timmer from Fidelity on whether or not Bitcoin belongs in your portfolio - Fidelity Investments
NFTs, Explained - The Verge

Infinity Capital Partners Interview, Part 2

We are back with the second half of our conversation with Infinity Capital. As we discussed, they serve the unique needs of middle-market businesses and their stakeholders. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, they provide bespoke solutions through investment banking and advisory services to founders, owners, and investors of privately held businesses.  Evan and Bryan, two of the managing partners, pick up where we left off and continue our discussion about their specific industry and how they tailor every solution to meet each clients specific needs. 

Michael Mauboussin article -  Public to Private Equity in the United States: A Long-Term Look

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For more information on Inifinity, please visit Infinity Capital Partners.

Infinity Capital Partners Interview, Part 1

Infinity Capital Partners serves the unique needs of middle-market businesses and their stakeholders. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, they provide bespoke solutions through investment banking and advisory services to founders, owners, and investors of privately held businesses.  Evan Grace and Bryan Vahlberg, two of the managing partners, join us today for a great discussion about their specific industry and how they tailor every solution to meet each clients specific needs. 

Michael Mauboussin article -  Public to Private Equity in the United States: A Long-Term Look

Journal Record Reader Rankings - Give us your Vote!

For more information on Inifinity, please visit Infinity Capital Partners.

Squared Away – GameStop, Reddit & Robinhood

Now that some time has passed since the initial market mayhem surrounding GameStop, we wanted to sit down and discuss what happened. We hope to provide some insight about the market events and clarify a few misconceptions. For further reading, we encourage you to visit the following resources:

GameStop Madness

 Why Brokers Had to Restrain Trading in GameStop Shares

Robinhood Had a Busy Week