May 19, 2020 (Melville, New York) Wendy Lanton, Co-Founder and COO of Lantern Investments Inc and its wealth management affiliate, Lantern Wealth Advisors LLC., is interviewed by Melanie Waddell for ThinkAdvisor.com, a web site that provides registered investment advisors and financial advisors with comprehensive coverage of the products, services and trends necessary to guide their clients in making critical wealth, health and life decisions. Ms. Lanton shares her expertise on upcoming regulations: Regulation Best Interest and the customer relationship summary, Form CRS. SEC compliance examinations begin in July. Read insights Ms Lanton shares with ThinkAdvisor.com readers.
(May 15, 2020, 6 p.m. EST) The Standard & Poor's stock index closed Friday 2.3% lower for the week, and is 24.6% off the epidemic low of March 23. Amid the worst economic crisis in modern history, here's what it means to retirement investors based on a historical perspective and facts about earnings, which ultimately is what drives stock prices. MORE
May 11, 2020 "Enlightenment" - A Financial Podcast featuring Mr. Keith Lanton, President of Lantern in Melville, New York. Every week Keith enlightens his audience with intuitive insights, personal development, and current market commentary.
In this episode, Keith talks about "Range" a book by Dave Epstein. And, how generalists are succeeding in a world that increasingly is focused on specialization. He then follows up on recent financial and economic news. Brad Harris, Director of Fixed Income, suggests intermediate positioning in a bond portfolio.
Press interviews, please contact Keith at 631-454-2000
(Friday, May 8, 2020, 6 p.m. EST) The unemployment rate surged to 14.7% in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) said Friday, but the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index nonetheless soared 1.6% and 3.4% for the week. Read our latest e-newsletter
May 4, 2020 "Enlightenment" - A Financial Podcast featuring Mr. Keith Lanton, President of Lantern in Melville, New York. Every week Keith enlightens his audience with intuitive insights, personal development, and current market commentary.
In this episode, Keith discusses the current macro trends and the continuation of the uncertainty in the financial markets. Brad Harris, Director of Fixed Income, brings us up to date on the bond market and if the volatility we have seen these past few weeks is behind us.
Press interviews, please contact Keith at 631-454-2000
The U.S. as well as the global economy has descended into the harshest recession since the Great Depression. The descent from positive growth has been more abrupt and unexpected than anyone could have imagined. Read Lantern Investments Inc latest Economic & Financial Digest
In this episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses the big rally in the stcok market the previous week, the move by OPEC and its potential impact in the oil markets, and a book he is reading entitled " The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck" by Mark Manon. Brad Harris, Director of Fixed Income, joins Keith to talk about the volatility in the bond markets, especially the municipal markets. Listen here
(April 3, 2020, 7 p.m. EST) - The latest forecasts indicate deaths nationwide from COVID-19 could peak April 15. Precisely when the worst will pass depends on adherence to social distancing, hospital utilization and other variables. Other models say the worst may not come for six or eight weeks. Read More
During this record-long expansion, now in its eleventh year, the economy has struggled through seven episodes in which its growth engine has downshifted sharply- to about 1 percent or less for a given quarter. Please read Lantern Investment Inc., latest Economic & Financial Digest
January 6, 2020
November 25, 2019
November 18, 2019
Throughout most of the year, the U.S. economy has withstood a torrent of headwinds, including escalating trade tensions with China, a severe global slowdown, geopolitical turmoil and headline-grabbing political controversy that continues to bedevil the administration. Read Lantern Investments, Inc December Economic And Financial Digest
November 11, 2019
November 4,, 2019
October 28, 2019
October 21, 2019
Just as there is nothing more certain than death and taxes, the financial markets face the perpetual challenge of climbing a wall of worry. Read Lantern Investments, Inc November Economic And Financial Digest
October 14, 2019
In this epsiode of Enlightenment, Keith Lanton discusses the low interest rate, low inflation rate environment and current news that may impact the financial markets.
September 23, 2019
In this weeks episode of Enlightenment, a financial podcast, Keith discusses temporal landmarks, what they are and how they relate to financial decision making. Brad Harris, Director of Fixed Income, joins Keith commenting on current events in the bond market.
Is the longest expansion in American history about to expire? A time-honored financial indicator recently sparked more interest in that question, but concerns over the economy’s direction had been growing for several months. Read Lantern Investments, Inc latest Economic and Financial Digest
September 16, 2019
September 9, 2019 (Melville, New York)
In this episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses body language, presentation and how this can influence how others think of us. He then reviews the strong equity performance of last week and other current financial headlines that may impact the markets. He and Lantern's Director of Fixed Income, Brad Harris, conclude with a discussion of the municipal bond market and the possibility of negative interest rates.
Listen to our latest financial podcast "Enlightenment" featuring Mr. Keith Lanton with special commentary by Brad Harris - Director of Fixed Income at Lantern Investments, Inc. https://youtu.be/wjTYMCEf6Lw
September 3, 2019 (Melville, New York)
"Typically September has been in the later half of the 20th century & the beginning of the 21st century the most treacherous time for the equity markets"
Listen to our latest financial podcast "Enlightenment" featuring Mr. Keith Lanton with special commentary by Brad Harris - Director of Fixed Income at Lantern Investments, Inc. https://youtu.be/HUviZpZZO3s