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Twenty five years ago, the impact of a strengthening U.S. Dollar would be fairly easy to determine. They would include the following positive and negative impacts: Positive Impacts: A stronger dollar is good for consumers and businesses that rely on imported goods, as it makes the...

  On behalf of the entire Madison team, we extend our best wishes to you and your family for a joyous holiday season and happy, healthy New Year!  We are honored to work with you and look forward to building upon our relationship in the years to...

Charles Royce, Chief Executive Officer, Royce & Associates “When evaluating fund performance, it is common practice to review results for the most recent year (often the calendar year) along with its related longer-term trailing periods. However, a calendar-year return is not necessarily any more or less...

If you are looking to give this holiday season, there is a unique place the Madison team recommends visiting.  DonorsChoose.org is an online charitable organization founded in 2000 that makes it easy for anyone to help classrooms in need. Public K-12 school teachers from around...

The third quarter was not as productive for investors as the year’s first two quarters.  Hope for an improving global economic outlook has stalled for now, weighed down by economic troubles in Europe and uncertainty in many developing markets.  And low levels of market volatility...